Political Parties

Singapore’s Parliament has a single house, modeled after the Westminster system. This system has Members of Parliament who are voted in at General Elections. The leader of the political party that wins the most seats in Parliament becomes the Prime Minister. The PM will choose the Ministers from elected MPs to form the Cabinet. The parliament has a 5-year term.

Singapore’s ruling party is the People’s Action Party (PAP) which was established in 1954. The active political parties are;

  1. People’s Action Party
  2. Workers’ Party
  3. Democratic Progressive Party
  4. Justice Party, Singapore
  5. National Solidarity Party
  6. People’s Power Party
  7. United Malays National Organization
  8. Reform Party
  9. Singpapore Democratic Alliance
  10. Singapore Democratic Party
  11. Singaporeans First

Resources :

LINK : Political Parties in Singapore (Singapore Elections)
PDF : Candidates’ Handbook for Parliamentary Election
PDF : Candidates’ Handbook for Presidential Election
PDF : Candidate’s Advisory for By-Election for Punggol East Constituency
PDF : Guide for Parliamentary Election Polling Agents 2012
PDF : Guide for Parliamentary Election Counting Agents 2012
PDF : Candidate’s Advisory for By-Election for Hougang Constituency
PDF : Guide for Polling Agents of Presidential Election 2011
PDF : Guide for Counting Agents of Presidential Election 2011
PDF : Qualification for Candidates; Presidential Election and Parliamentary Election
PDF : Nomination Papers and Other Related Forms
PDF : Political Donation Certificate
PDF : Certificate of Eligibility
PDF : Nomination Papers and Other Related Forms
PDF : Political Donation Certificate
PDF : Certificate of Eligibility
PDF : Nomination Papers and Other Related Forms
PDF : Political Donation Certificate
PDF : Nomination Papers and Other Related Forms
PDF : Political Donation Certificate
PDF : Malay Community Certificate
PDF : Indian and other Minority Communities Certificate
PDF : Election Expenses Limit
PDF : The Political Opposition in Singapore: Challenges in its work towards a Two-Party System (SEARC: 2014)

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