Polling Day in Singapore in 2020

Polling Day in Singapore in 2020
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  How long until Polling Day?
This holiday next takes place in 3 days.
  Dates of Polling Day in Singapore
2020 Singapore Fri, Jul 10 National Holiday
2015 Singapore Fri, Sep 11 National Holiday
Polling day at a general election in Singapore is a public holiday, and voting is compulsory.

Polling Day in Singapore in 2020

Singapore will head to the polls on Friday July 10th after its prime minister said he was satisfied a ballot could be held safely despite criticism that such a move might endanger voters during the coronavirus pandemic.

The government was required to call an election by April 2021.

About Elections in Singapore

General elections in Singapore must be held within three months after five years have elapsed from the date of the first sitting of a particular Parliament of Singapore. 

Under the law, Polling Day at any General Election is a public holiday and every employer should allow every elector in his employ a reasonable period of time for voting. This is needed as voting is compulsory.

Unless the returning officer decides otherwise, polling stations are open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Voters must go to the polling stations assigned to them.

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