December, April-May dates seen as likeliest for next Singapore GE

Year-end date may surprise the opposition but post-Budget polls also ideal for PAP: Analysts

Singapore's next general election must be held by April 2021.
Singapore's next general election must be held by April 2021. PHOTO: ST FILE

December or April to May next year appear to be the two most likely windows for the next general election.

Political analysts say holding the election near the end of this year would give the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) enough time to mobilise its resources, while opposition parties would find it difficult to do the same.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 05, 2019, with the headline 'Dec, April-May dates seen as likeliest for GE'. Subscribe