Coming Singapore GE to be fought online; new rules will boost voters' confidence in going to the polls, say experts

Political observers envision a markedly different campaign landscape in the coming general election.
Political observers envision a markedly different campaign landscape in the coming general election.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - The sight of thousands of people crowding round the makeshift stage of a campaign rally will not be a feature of the coming election. Instead, signs indicate the battle for votes will take place in cyberspace, political observers said on Monday (June 8).

The markedly different campaign landscape of the coming general election that they envisioned came in the wake of the Elections Department (ELD) announcing on Monday the safety measures to be implemented at voting stations and nomination centres.

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