Desmond Lee Spotted At PAP Clementi Branch On Nomination Day, Declines To Comment About Contesting
Update (30 Jun, 12.38pm):
It has been confirmed that Desmond Lee is contesting in West Coast GRC, along with S. Iswaran, Foo Mee Har, Ang Wei Neng and Rachel Ong.
Recently, Minister for Family and Social Development Desmond Lee has been rumoured to be contesting in West Coast GRC this year, instead of Jurong GRC.
On Nomination Day (30 Jun), Mr Lee was spotted entering the People’s Association Party’s (PAP’s) Clementi branch, further rousing suspicions that he may be switching constituencies this year.
However, when asked by reporters whether he would be running in West Coast GRC this year, Mr Lee declined to comment, wrote The Straits Times (ST).
Still unclear where he will contest
Currently, PAP’s candidates for West Coast GRC are still unconfirmed, but the following candidates also showed up at the Clementi Branch this morning:
- Mr S. Iswaran
- Ms Foo Mee Har
- Mr Ang Wei Neng
- Ms Rachel Ong
PSP fielding Tan Cheng Bock & his ‘A Team’
Many speculate that the fight for West Coast GRC will be a close one, with Dr Tan bringing his ‘A Team’ to the GRC.
PSP’s candidates for West Coast GRC are:
- Dr Tan Cheng Bock
- Mr Leong Mun Wai
- Ms Hazel Poa
- Mr Jeffrey Khoo
- Mr Nadarajah Loganathan
Confirmation of candidates today
Though it’s still unconfirmed whether Mr Lee will be moving over to West Coast GRC, we’ll know by lunchtime today.
West Coast GRC is already proving to be a tough fight, and Mr Lee’s supposed addition will certainly be welcome in the impending fight for the West of Singapore.
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