Singapore General Election 2011 Nomination Day, Nomination Centre & GE Polling Day 19 Apr 2011

Here is the official press released straight from the official site about the upcoming Singapore Election 2011 as well as the Singapore Election 2011 date (GE 2011).

SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT STATEMENT – GENERAL ELECTION

1. NOMINATION DAY

Nomination Day will be on Wednesday, 27 April 2011.

2. NOMINATION CENTRES

The Nomination Centres are as follows:

Place of nomination

(Nomination Centres)

Electoral Divisions
Admiralty Secondary School

Woodlands Crescent

Singapore 737916

Nee Soon

Sembawang

Bedok View Secondary School

Bedok South Avenue 3

Singapore 469293

East Coast

Pasir Ris-Punggol

Punggol East

Deyi Secondary School

Ang Mo Kio Street 42

Singapore 569277

Ang Mo Kio

Aljunied

Bishan-Toa Payoh

Sengkang West

Dunman Secondary School

Tampines Street 45

Singapore 529093

Hougang

Tampines

Greenridge Secondary School

Bukit Panjang Ring Road

Singapore 679938

Bukit Panjang

Holland-Bukit Timah

Jurong Junior College

Corporation Road

Singapore 649809

Jurong

Pioneer

West Coast

Yuhua

Singapore Chinese Girls’ School

Dunearn Road

Singapore 309437

Moulmein-Kallang

Radin Mas

Tanjong Pagar

Whampoa

South View Primary School

Choa Chu Kang Central

Singapore 689762

Chua Chu Kang

Hong Kah North

Tao Nan School

Marine Crescent

Singapore 449761

Joo Chiat

Marine Parade

Mountbatten

Potong Pasir

3. RETURNING OFFICER

For the General Election, the Prime Minister has appointed Mr Yam Ah Mee, Chief Executive Director of the People’s Association, as the Returning Officer.

The Returning Officer has declared that Saturday, 7 May 2011 is Polling Day.

Polling Day is a public holiday.

4. DEPOSIT BY CANDIDATE

According to the Parliamentary Elections Act, the deposit per candidate is 8% of the total allowances payable to an MP in the preceding year and rounded to the nearest $500.00. The deposit for a candidate shall, therefore, be $16,000.

5. MALAY COMMUNITY AND INDIAN AND OTHER MINORITY COMMUNITIES COMMITTEES

The Parliamentary Elections (Malay Community Committee) Regulations, 1988 and the Parliamentary Elections (Indian and Other Minority Communities Committee) Regulations, 1988 stipulate that every applicant shall ensure his application for the Certificate of the Malay Community Committee or Certificate of the Indian and Other Minority Communities Committee under regulation 9 is received by the Committee not later than 2 clear days before the day of Nomination.

Nomination Day is 27 April 2011. Therefore, all applications must be submitted to the Elections Department, 11 Prinsep Link Singapore 187949, not later than 1.00 pm on Saturday, 23 April 2011.

Members of the Malay Community Committee are:

(1) Tuan Abu Bakar Maidin -(Chairman)
(2) Tuan Imram Bin Mohamed
(3) Tuan Maarof Bin Haji Salleh
(4) Tuan Shafawi Bin Ahmad

(5) Tuan Wan Hussin Bin Haji Zoohri
Members of the Indian and Other Minority Communities Committee are:

(1) Mr Gopinath Pillai -(Chairman)
(2) Mr Gerard Francis De Silva
(3) Mr Kaisavapany s/o Krishnasamy
(4) Mr Kirpa Ram Vij s/o Devi Dial
(5) Mr Rangareddy Jayachandran

6. POLITICAL DONATION CERTIFICATE

Every candidate shall submit, together with his duplicate sets of nomination paper and other necessary documents, a Political Donation Certificate (in duplicate) issued by the Registrar of Political Donations under section 18(4) of the Political Donations Act.
Application for the Certificate shall be made by submitting, in person or through an authorised representative, a pre-election donation report (Form 3) and a pre-election declaration (Form 4) to the Registrar of Political Donations at his office at the Elections
Department, 11 Prinsep Link, Singapore 187949 not later than 1.00 pm on 23 April 2011.

For more information on the application for the Political Donation Certificate, please visit the website of the Elections Department at www.elections.gov.sg.

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE
19 April 2011

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