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General Election - Coming Soon - 11th September

Postby Barnsley » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:02 pm

When will it be :D
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Postby ecureilx » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:57 pm

Barnsley wrote:When will it be :D

September 12 ...:p

Don't ask me how I know. ..

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Postby Barnsley » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 1:50 pm

Just before I go on holiday , excellent
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Postby menudown » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 1:59 pm

I can smell the election is coming 8-[ think this year's election will be an asss kickin one :mrgreen:

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Postby singapore eagle » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 2:23 pm

I enjoyed the 2011 election. I even trudged along to a rally at Serangoon Stadium one night.

There will surely be a further swing to the opposition this time - I'd venture that the question is how much. Will the PAP be able to give up their usual habit of patronising and alienating the electorate? Will the WP be able to gain any extra seats? Will other opposition parties be able to field credible candidates and give the PAP a scare or two? And will we be able to swallow the god-awful coverage in the papers and on the TV without all going mad?

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Postby Barnsley » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 3:59 pm

singapore eagle wrote:I enjoyed the 2011 election. I even trudged along to a rally at Serangoon Stadium one night.

There will surely be a further swing to the opposition this time - I'd venture that the question is how much. Will the PAP be able to give up their usual habit of patronising and alienating the electorate? Will the WP be able to gain any extra seats? Will other opposition parties be able to field credible candidates and give the PAP a scare or two? And will we be able to swallow the god-awful coverage in the papers and on the TV without all going mad?


Can anyone attend the rallies , I wouldnt mind going for a looksee
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Postby Barnsley » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 4:01 pm

Just heard that there are just under 2.5m elligible voters
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Postby bgd » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 4:05 pm

singapore eagle wrote:And will we be able to swallow the god-awful coverage in the papers and on the TV without all going mad?


Nope. Never watch TV and only occasionally look at the news sites. Checked today, full of election news. Just as well nothing else happens here. :-|

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 5:03 pm

Be careful Barnsley, they might mistake you for a foreign journalist and string you up on the goal posts. ;-)

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Postby ecureilx » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 6:17 pm

Barnsley wrote:Can anyone attend the rallies , I wouldnt mind going for a looksee


You can, nobody will stop you ....

Just avoid getting pushed to the stage or accept any request to speak.

Speaking without license = SPF steps in to do coffee talk :P as a couple of opposition fellows found out at the last election ;)

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 6:25 pm

Look out for the rise of 'jingoism and fear' from the government papers ... bwahaha...

p.s. the date is known, and has been for some time, apparently.
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Postby Barnsley » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 6:28 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Be careful Barnsley, they might mistake you for a foreign journalist and string you up on the goal posts. ;-)


I will try and do something virtuous whilst attending so i can get a photo taken with the law minister :D

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Re: General Election ...

Postby Barnsley » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 6:29 pm

JR8 wrote:Look out for the rise of 'jingoism and fear' from the government papers ... bwahaha...

p.s. the date is known, and has been for some time, apparently.


Rise??

It can't go much higher surely? :cool:
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Re: General Election ...

Postby JR8 » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 6:39 pm

Perhaps there will be a 'wag the dog' type incident to stir the citizenry? lol...
SGn elections seem to come with a run-up of 'remember how vulnerable little 'ol SG is', 'a little fish in a huge fish-bowl', and 'don't throw away this progress that was so hard won etc'...
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Re: General Election ...

Postby Strong Eagle » Mon, 27 Jul 2015 9:29 pm

Folks, was looking at the Singapore People's Party website, SPP... other than they want a two party system, I can't see what their positions are on immigration, housing... anything. Any background?


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