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|
|Admiralty Secondary School|
|Bedok View Secondary School|
Bedok South Avenue 3
|Deyi Secondary School|
Ang Mo Kio Street 42
|Ang Mo Kio|
|Dunman Secondary School|
Tampines Street 45
|Greenridge Secondary School|
Bukit Panjang Ring Road
|Jurong Junior College|
|Singapore Chinese Girls’ School|
|South View Primary School|
Choa Chu Kang Central
|Chua Chu Kang|
Hong Kah North
|Tao Nan School|
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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