Updated: Jun 30
Singapore's most prominent opposition party - The Workers' Party - has announced that they will be contesting in 4 Group Representation Constituencies (GRCs) and 2 Single Member Constituencies (SMCs) at the Singapore General Election 2020
Workers' Party leader, Mr Pritam Singh said that Workers' Party will field candidates in Aljunied, Marine Parade, Sengkang and East Coast GRCs, as well as Hougang and Punggol West SMCs.
A total of 21 seats will be contested by the Workers' Party in total.
Aljunied GRC - 5 seats
Marine Parade GRC - 5 seats
East Coast GRC - 5 seats
Sengkang GRC (new) - 4 seats
Hougang SMC - 1 seat
Punggol West SMC (new) - 1 seat
For comparison, Workers' Party contested 28 seats in total for GE2015 and won 6 seats, in Aljunied GRC and Hougang SMC.
The Workers' Party has also announced recently, the 12 possible candidates that would be fielded in the coming GE2020. Among the 12 are Ms Lee Lilian and Ms Nicole Seah (formerly from NSP). Mr Low Thia Kiang who recently suffered a fall, is not among the list. Take care Mr Low. Mr Png Eng Huat and Mr Chen Show Mao will not be fielded as candidates in GE2020.
Three younger candidates, Mr Gerald Giam, Mr Leon Perera and Mr Dennis Tan, will be taking their places. Mr Gerald Giam and Mr Leon Perera will be fielded in Aljunied GRC while Mr Dennis Tan will contest Hougang SMC.
We wish them all the best!