SINGAPORE - The frenzy of activity on Nomination Day (Sept 1) was matched by a flurry of posts online, in a clear sign that politicians have wised up to the power of social media since the last election.
From photographs of their enthusiastic supporters to intimate posts about their friends and family, here's what some of the candidates shared before and after nomination:
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he was "Looking forward to the next 10 days!", with a cheery photo of People's Action Party (PAP) candidates and supporters going to the nomination centre at Raffles Institution.
Workers' Party (WP) candidate for East Coast GRC Dr Daniel Goh publicises his "bromance" with fellow candidate Gerald Giam
WP chairman Sylvia Lim with one of her party's youngest, and cutest supporters.https://instagram.com/p/7EiFBVRVas/?taken-by=sylvialim65
Classic rock is what PAP candidate in Sembawang GRC Ong Ye Kung winds down to.
While WP candidate for Marine Parade GRC Yee Jenn Jong chows down on a rice dumpling his daughter bought specially for him before setting off for nomination.
PAP candidate for Bishan-Toa Payoh Chee Hong Tat shares a touching moment between him and his wife.
PAP supporters hoisted former gameshow host Darryl David on their shoulders after the nomination. He is contesting in Ang Mo Kio GRC.
WP candidate for Marine Parade GRC He Ting Ru shares an artsy black-and-white photo of the candidates.
Mr Lim Biow Chuan, incumbent in Mountbatten SMC, shows off his PAP mobile
Reform Party's Ang Mo Kio GRC candidate Roy Ngerng says he shook hands with PM Lee for the first time today. Mr Lee has successfully sued Mr Ngerng for defamation.