Singapore: General Election 2020: Singaporeans will go to the polls on July 10.

In a photo taken on Sept 11, 2015, during the general election, people cast their votes at Jing Shan Primary School.ST PHOTO: SEAH KWANG PENG

SINGAPORE – Singaporeans will go to the polls on July 10, in a general election that will see the contest for hearts and minds waged on a drastically different battleground due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The widely anticipated announcement of the election date came on Tuesday (June 23), when President Halimah Yacob dissolved Singapore’s 13th Parliament and issued the Writ of Election.

Nomination Day will be next Tuesday (June 30), with the minimum of nine days to campaign before Cooling-off Day on July 9. Polling Day will be a public holiday.

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