GE2015: Who Are The Candidates Who Stuck Around Despite Losing In GE2011?

Of parachutes and nomads... For this post, we're going to take a hard look at this year's candidates and see how many of them are candidates who had contested in the 2011 General Election in the same area and lost. Why? Well, it's easy to stay on if you've won. But to stay on to...

Politics In 5 Minutes: Political Parties And Their Social Media Movements, 3 September

All parties are campaigning in full force Day 3 of campaigning; only 8 more days to Polling Day. Yesterday, we reported about the various political parties’ social media movements here. And today, what could the parties be up to, apart from campaigning? MustShareNews finds out: People's Action Party PAP with a round-up of what was said...

This Is The Map You Need To Check Out Before Going For Any Rallies

Google Maps used for Singapore General Election rallies Google Maps is the super helpful app that (almost) everybody uses to get from one point to another. This election season, however, its uses have become more varied. Source This feature of Google Map will allow you to know all the rally sites approved by the...

Shawn Yee Gains Overnight Fame, En Route To Becoming The Next Amos Yee

Pull out your chairs and grab your popcorn, watch Shawn Yee go viral. Shawn Yee and Amos Yee are not brothers... but they might as well be. First, Amos Yee gained overnight fame for voicing his views on the Internet, now it's Shawn Yee. Before his Facebook post about a very touchy subject,...

SDP’s Chee Soon Juan Seems To Be PAP’s Favourite Candidate

Chee Soon Juan receives grand welcome back into politics Candidates from the PAP welcomed Dr Chee Soon Juan back into politics after missing out on the previous 2 elections with potshots. Both Lawrence Wong and Vivian Balakrishnan of the incumbent have separately attacked Dr Chee, questioning his morals and policies respectively. Dr...

Singapore Democratic Alliance’s Election Posters Are Just Win

Time for a different campaigning strategy Campaigning may have just begun, but the various political parties are clearly wasting no time, with posters shoved in your face everywhere you go. Y’know, the usual election posters with mugshots of smiling candidates, putting their best faces forward. Like this. https://www.facebook.com/166835826687535/photos/a.166836020020849.28650.166835826687535/864733783564399/?type=1&theater But not for one party. Singapore Democratic...

By The Minute: WP Fires Explosive First Salvo At First Hougang Rally

The view from inside a sea of blue First day of hustings, first day of rallies. The Worker's Party (WP) opted to have their first rally at their traditional stronghold of Hougang, and boy did the supporters turn out in droves. This is my experience looking in that crowd of blue. 7:15 p.m:...

GE 2015: 16 Best Quotes From The Rallies Of The First Night

It was the PAP vs WP on the first night Here it is, the first night rally of GE2015 and a fitting "clash" between the incumbent, People's Action Party (PAP) and the main opposition, The Workers' Party (WP). WP spoke at Hougang, while PAP spoke at Tanjong Pagar, both for similar...

The Blur Sotong’s Guide To The Singapore Democratic Alliance

Everything you ever wanted to know about the SDA This is the fifth in a series of articles going through the parties contesting in the General Elections.  The Blur Sotong's Guide To The Reform Party The Blur Sotong's Guide To Singaporeans First The Blur Sotong's Guide To The Singapore Democratic Party ...

Politics In 5 Minutes: Political Parties And Their Social Media Movements, 2 September

Time is ticking... Yesterday, we reported about the various political parties’ social media movements here. Campaigning has begun -- what could the parties be up to? People's Action Party PAP will be having its first rally tonight: https://www.facebook.com/pap.sg/photos/a.680313848646685.1073741830.132146776796731/1101705899840809/?type=1 Tin Pei Ling may have just given birth, but the MacPherson SMC nominee sure is eager to get...