PAP – Candidates

Aljunied GRCAng Mo Kio GRCBishan-Toa Payoh GRCBukit Batok SMCBukit Panjang SMCChua Chu Kang GRC • East Coast GRCHolland-Bukit Timah GRCHong Kah North SMC • Hougang SMCJalan Besar GRCJurong GRCKebun Baru SMC • MacPherson SMCMarine Parade GRCMarsiling-Yew Tee GRCMarymount SMC • Mountbatten SMCNee Soon GRC • Pasir Ris-Punggol GRCPioneer SMC • Potong Pasir SMCPunggol West SMCRadin Mas SMCSembawang GRCSengkang GRCTampines GRCTanjong Pagar GRC • West Coast GRC • Yio Chu Kang SMCYuhua SMC

Aljunied GRC


Alex Yeo Sheng Chye, 41
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Director at Niru & Co

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics and Political Science from NUS. Bachelor’s in Law from University of Sydney. Master’s in Public Administration from LKYSPP.
• Formerly a Foreign Service Officer at MFA.


Chan Hui Yuh, 44
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Marketing Director at Jingslink Marketing

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Aljunied GRC, but withdrew before elections due to family commitments.

Other notable moments:
• Former Southeast Region Chairman for PAP’s youth wing.
• Advisor to Aljunied GRC Grassroots Organisations since 2015.


Chua Eng Leong, 49
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Senior Bank Officer

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Aljunied GRC, 49% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Business Administration from University of San Francisco.


Shamsul Kamar, 48
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Deputy Executive Secretary of Education Services Union
Executive Director of the Centre for Domestic Workers

In the news:
6 July: Clarifies that packages of bird’s nest, wrapped with a name card bearing Kamar’s face and name and distributed in a grassroots capacity, were donations from grassroots leaders and were not purchased using public funds.
2 July: Clarifies that he was not luring voters with free food. Food was part of distribution programme that had been postponed due to the elections.

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Aljunied GRC, 49% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Geography from NTU.


Victor Lye Thiam Fatt, 57
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Founder of SquirrelSave

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Aljunied GRC, 49% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Former Chairman of the National Council Against Drug Abuse.
• Founding member of the Action Community for Entrepreneurship.

Ang Mo Kio GRC


Darryl David, 50
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MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Ang Mo Kio GRC, 78.6% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Masters’ in Business Administration from NTU and Public Administration from LKYSPP.


Gan Thiam Poh, 56
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MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC
Senior Vice-President at DBS Bank

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Ang Mo Kio GRC, 78.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, 64.8% vote share, MP-elect.

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Lee Hsien Loong, 68
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Prime Minister
MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC
PAP Secretary-General

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Ang Mo Kio GRC, 78.6% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2001-2007: Minister for Finance.
1990-2004: Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore.
1984: GE1984, PAP candidate in Teck Ghee SMC, 80.4% vote share, MP-elect. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Mathematics from Cambridge. Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard.
• Brigadier-General of the SAF from 1971-1984.


Nadia Ahmad Samdin, 30
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Associate Director at TSMP Law Corporation

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from SMU.
Board member of the Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday Memorial Scholarship Fund charity. Also involved in the National Youth Council and the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations.


Ng Ling Ling, 48
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Senior Consultant at MOH Office for Healthcare Transformation

In the news:
29 June: New PAP candidate, Ng Ling Ling, responds to claim that she falsely took credit for setting up social service institute. Confirms that she was not the director but was still part of the pioneer team.

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Accountancy from NTU. Master’s in Public Administration from the Australian National University.

Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC


Chee Hong Tat, 45
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Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry and Education
MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Bishan-Toa Payoh, 73.6% vote share, MP-elect. Minister of State for Health and Communications and Information.
2014-2015: Second Permanent Secretary for Trade and Industry.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Economics from University of California at Berkeley. Master’s in Business Administration from Adelaide University.
• Former Principal Private Secretary to Lee Kuan Yew.


Chong Kee Hiong, 54
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MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Bishan-Toa Payoh, 73.6% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Accountancy from NUS.


Ng Eng Hen, 61
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Minister for Defence
MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Bishan-Toa Payoh, 73.6% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2008-2011: Minister for Education.
2005-2011: Second Minister for Defence.
2004-2007: Minister for Manpower.
2001: GE2001, PAP candidate in Bishan-Toa Payoh, walkover, MP-elect. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Medicine from NUS. Master’s in Medicine (Surgery) from NUS.


Saktiandi Supaat, 47
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MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC
Bishan-Toa Payoh Town Council Vice-Chairman

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Bishan-Toa Payoh, 73.6% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Economics from Murdoch University and Commerce from University of Melbourne. Masters’ in Applied Economics from NUS and Business Administration from Cambridge.

Bukit Batok SMC


Murali Pillai, 52
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MP for Bukit Batok SMC
Partner at Rajan & Tann Singapore

In the news:
30 June: PAP MP, Murali Pillai, addresses incident with Bukit Batok resident. Resident earlier claimed that Pillai told her “to get married” as it was “the only solution” to her housing issue.
30 June: Murali Pillai claims son is victim of “scurrilous attack” via video circulating online. SDP’s Chee Soon Juan, running against Pillai in Bukit Batok, condemns the alleged attack, says “[t]his is not what politics should be”.

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Political history:
2016: By-election, PAP candidate in Bukit Batok SMC, 61.2% vote share, MP-elect.
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Aljunied GRC, 49% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS. Masters’ in Business Administration from NUS and University of California, Los Angeles.

Bukit Panjang SMC


Liang Eng Hwa, 56
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MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC
Managing Director at DBS Institutional Banking Group

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, 66.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, 60.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, walkover, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Commerce from University of Melbourne.

Chua Chu Kang GRC


Don Wee Boon Hong, 43
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Senior Vice-President at United Overseas Bank

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Accountancy from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Masters’ in Business Administration from NTU, and Public Administration from LKYSPP.
Grassroots leader with many roles in West Coast GRC.


Gan Kim Yong, 61
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Minister for Health
MP for Chua Chu Kang GRC
PAP Chairman

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Chua Chu Kang GRC, 76.9% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2006-2011: MP for Chua Chu Kang SMC.
2001-2006: MP for Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC.

Other notable moments:
• President and CEO of NatSteel in 2005.


Low Yen Ling, 45
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Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Education
MP for Chua Chu Kang GRC

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Political history:
2017-2018: Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Trade and Industry.
2015-2017: Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Trade and Industry
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Chua Chu Kang GRC, 76.9% vote share, MP-elect.
2014-2015: Parliamentary Secretary for Culture, Community and Youth.
2013-2015: Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Chua Chu Kang GRC, 61.2% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Business Studies from NTU.
• Third CEO of Business China in 2011.


Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim, 39
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Partner at Dentons Rodyk and Davidson

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS. Master’s in Islamic Law and Finance from SMU.
• Conducted free legal clinics and did pro-bono work as an assigned solicitor with the Legal Aid Bureau for the last 10 years.

East Coast GRC


Cheryl Chan Wei Ling, 44
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MP for Fengshan SMC
Head of PMO & Integration at Linde

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Fengshan SMC, 57.5% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Materials Engineering from NTU. Master’s in Business Management from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.


Heng Swee Keat, 58
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Deputy Prime Minister
Minister for Finance
MP for Tampines GRC
PAP First Assistant Secretary-General

In the news:
6 July: Asks “what will investors and other countries think” if PAP does not win “a strong mandate again”.
6 July: Asks WP to be “transparent and accountable”, asks why WP opposes the NCMP scheme yet still takes NCMP seats that are offered to it.
28 June: Calls Ivan Lim saga “regrettable”.

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate for Tampines GRC, 72.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2011-2015: Minister for Education.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate for Tampines GRC, 57.2% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Economics from Cambridge. Masters’ in Economics from Cambridge and Public Administration from Harvard.
• Former Managing Director of the MAS.
• Former Permanent Secretary at MTI.


Jessica Tan Soon Neo, 54
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MP for East Coast GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate for East Coast GRC, 60.7% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate for East Coast GRC, 54.8% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate for East Coast GRC, 63.9% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor of Social Science from NUS.


Maliki Osman, 54
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Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign Affairs
MP for East Coast GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in East Coast GRC, 60.7% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2014-2015: Minister of State for National Development.
2013-2015: Minister of State for Defence.
2001-2011: MP for Sembawang GRC, 76.7% vote share, MP-elect. First electoral contest.


Other notable moments:
• Bachelor of Social Science from NUS. Master of Social Science from NUS. PhD in Social Work from University of Illinois.


Tan Kiat How, 42
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Former Chief Executive Officer at IMDA

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Computer Engineering and Economics from University of Illinois. Master’s in Management from Stanford University.
• On the boards of GovTech and LTA.

Holland-Bukit Timah GRC


Christopher de Souza, 44
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MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC
Partner at Lee & Lee

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, 66.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, 60.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, walkover, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from King’s College London. Master’s in Law from Oxford.


Edward Chia Bing Hui, 36
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Co-Founder and Managing Director at Timbre

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics and Political Science from NUS.
Co-chair of an National Environment Agency work group on the hawker trade. Also on the board of the Ngee Ann Polytechnic Council.


Sim Ann, 45
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Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information and Culture, Community and Youth
MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, 66.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, 60.1% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford. Master’s in Political Science from Stanford.


Vivian Balakrishnan, 59
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Minister for Foreign Affairs
MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, 66.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2011-2015: Minister for Environment and Water Resources.
2004-2011: Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports.
2001: GE2001, PAP candidate in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, walkover, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Medicine from NUS. Postgraduate specialisation in ophthalmology from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
• In GE2011, Balakrishnan outed his opponent, SDP’s Vincent Wijeysingha, as a gay man. He also asked if Wijeysingha was planning to contest a “gay cause”.
• Two-term President of the NUS Students’ Union.

Hong Kah North SMC


Amy Khor Lean Suan, 62
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Senior Minister of State for Environment and Water Resources and Health
MP for Hong Kah North SMC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Hong Kah North SMC, 74.8% vote share, MP-elect.
2013-2015: Senior Minister of State for Manpower.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Estate Management. Master’s in Business Administration from San Jose State University. PhD in Land Management from University of Reading.
• Former Executive Director at Knight Frank.

Hougang SMC


Lee Hong Chuang, 50
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In the news:
6 July: Accused by WP candidate, Dennis Tan, of falsely claiming credit for Neighbourhood Renewal Programmes carried out by the WP. Tan explained that the NRP was carried out by the WP-run Aljunied-Hougang Town Council, and that this is not the first time the PAP’s Lee has tried to falsely claim credit for works he did not carry out.

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Hougang SMC, 42.3% vote share.

Other notable moments:

Jalan Besar GRC


Denise Phua, 60
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MP for Jalan Besar GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Jalan Besar GRC, 67.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Moulmein-Kallang GRC, 58.5% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Jalan Besar GRC, 69.3% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in English from NUS. Master’s in Business Administration from Golden Gate University.
• Founded WeCAN, which helps children with autism, and left her job to become a full time special needs volunteer in 2005.


Heng Chee How, 58
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Senior Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office
MP for Jalan Besar GRC
NTUC Deputy Secretary-General

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Jalan Besar GRC, 67.6% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2011-2015: MP for Whampoa SMC.
2008-2011: Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office
2006-2008: Minister of State for Health.
2005-2006: Minister of State for National Development.
2004-2005: Minister of State for Trade and Industry.
2001-2011: MP for Jalan Besar GRC.
1997: GE1997, PAP candidate in Hougang SMC, 41.9% vote share. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from Cambridge. Masters’ of Arts from Cambridge and in Public Administration from Harvard.


Josephine Teo, 51
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Minister for Manpower
Second Minister for Home Affairs
MP for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC

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Political history:
2017-2018: Second Minister for Manpower.
2017: Second Minister for Foreign Affairs.
2015-2017: Senior Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office.
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, 73.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2013-2017: Senior Minister of State for Transport.
2013-2015: Senior Minister of State for Finance.
2006: PAP candidate in Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, walkover, MP-elect. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors of Arts and Social Science from NUS. Master’s in Economics from London School of Economics.
• Third woman to be made full minister in Singapore.


Wan Rizal, 42
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Senior Lecturer at Republic Polytechnic

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Physical Education and PhD in Sports Science.

Jurong GRC


Huang Wei Zhong Shawn, 38
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Director at Temasek Holdings

In the news:
29 June: Rebuts allegations of rude behaviour during an NDP rehearsal. Accuser retracts her statement.
28 June: Clarifies use of “Huang” surname, after some accuse him of changing his surname from Ingkiriwang specifically for the elections.

On the issues:

Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Former RSAF fighter pilot.
• Parade Commander for NDP 2018.


Rahayu Mahzam, 40
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MP for Jurong GRC
Partner at Heng, Leong & Srinivasan

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, 79.3% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS.


Tan Wu Meng, 45
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Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Trade and Industry
MP for Jurong GRC

In the news:
19 June: Caused controversy when he published an article on the official PAP website that questioned the loyalty of poet Alfian Sa’at to Singapore. Tan assumed that WP Sec-Gen, Pritam Singh, was referring to Sa’at when Singh mentioned “loving critics” in a Parliamentary speech. Tan then asked if Singh considered himself “a loving critic” like Sa’at. Singh denounced the article as “politically motivated” with the intent of dividing Singaporeans.

On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, 79.3% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Medicine from Cambridge. Master’s in Internal Medicine from NUS.


Tharman Shanmugaratnam, 63
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Senior Minister
Coordinating Minister for Social Policies
MP for Jurong GRC

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On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, 79.3% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2011-2019: Deputy Prime Minister.
2011-2012: Minister for Manpower.
2007-2015: Minister for Finance.
2003-2008: Minister for Education.
2001: GE2001, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, 79.8% vote share, MP-elect. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from London School of Economics. Masters’ in Economics from Cambridge and Public Administration from Harvard.
• Chaired a G20 group in 2017.
• Admitted to the World Economic Forum Board of Trustees in 2019.


Xie Yao Quan, 35
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Head of Healthcare Redesign at Alexandra Hospital

In the news:
29 June: Replaced Ivan Lim after Lim dropped out of the elections over allegations about his character.

On the issues:

Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:

Kebun Baru SMC


Henry Kwek Hian Chuan, 44
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MP for Nee Soon GRC

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On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Nee Soon GRC, 66.8% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Heads the SGSecure movement in Nee Soon.

MacPherson SMC


Tin Pei Ling, 36
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MP for MacPherson SMC

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On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in MacPherson SMC, 65.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, 56.7% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Psychology from NUS.

Marine Parade GRC


Edwin Tong, 50
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Senior Minister of State for Law and Health
MP for Marine Parade GRC

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, 64.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Moulmein-Kallang GRC, 58.6% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS.


Mohd Fahmi Aliman, 48
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Director at NTUC Administration and Research Unit

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On the issues:

Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Engineering from the University of Liverpool.
Was, as a Colonel, once the highest ranking Malay/Muslim SAF officer.


Seah Kian Peng, 58
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MP for Marine Parade GRC
Chief Executive Officer at NTUC FairPrice

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, 64.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, 56.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, walkover, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Building from University of New South Wales.


Tan Chuan Jin, 51
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MP for Marine Parade GRC
President of Singapore National Olympic Council

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2015-2017: Minister for Social and Family Development.
2014-2015: Minister for Manpower.
2012-2013: Senior Minister of State for National Development.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, 56.6% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from London School of Economics. Masters’ in Defence Studies from King’s College London and Public Management from LKYSPP.
• A former Brigadier-General in the SAF.


Tan See Leng, 56
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Former Chief Executive Officer at IHH Healthcare

In the news:
1 July: Clarifies number of directorships currently held. Only 4, not 69.

On the issues:

Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery from NUS. Master’s in Medicine from NUS. Master’s in Business Administration from University of Chicago.
• To succeed Goh Chok Tong as Marine Parade Branch chairman.
In 1990, served under George Yeo as the chairman of the Jalan Senang neighbourhood committee.

Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC


Alex Yam Ziming, 39
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MP for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, 68.7% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Chua Chu Kang GRC, 61.2% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Master’s in Politics and International Relations from University of Kent.
• Co-President of the University Chaplaincy while at University of Kent.
• Secretary to then-Minister Lim Swee Say from 2006-2010.


Hany Soh Hui Bin, 33
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Director at MSC Law Corporation

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from the University of Liverpool.
Set up the first Community Legal Clinic in a Residents’ Committee centre.
Part of the Law Society’s Young Lawyers’ Committee, Criminal Legal Aid Scheme Committee, and Community Legal Clinic Committee.


Lawrence Wong, 47
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Minister for National Development
Second Minister for Finance
Co-chair of COVID19 Task Force
MP for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC

In the news:
5 July: Rebuts SDP’s Paul Tambyah, after the latter suggested the possibility that the COVID-19 task force did not rely on advice from medical experts. Wong called the suggestions “baseless and false”.

On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, 68.7% vote share, MP-elect.
2014-2015: Minister for Culture, Community and Youth. Second Minister for Communications and Information.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in West Coast GRC, 66.6% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from University of Wisconsin. Masters’ in Economics from University of Michigan and Public Administration from Harvard.
• Led the team that bid for the Botanic Gardens to be recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


Zaqy Mohamad, 45
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Minister of State for National Development and Manpower
MP for Chua Chu Kang GRC

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Chua Chu Kang GRC, 76.9% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2015, PAP candidate in Chua Chu Kang GRC, 61.2% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Hong Kah GRC, walkover, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from NTU. Master’s in Financial Engineering from NTU.
• Two-term President of the NTU Students’ Union.

Marymount SMC


Gan Siow Huang, 46
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Deputy Chief Executive Officer at e2i (NTUC)

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor of Science from London School of Economics. Master’s in Business Administration from MIT.
• First female general and highest ranking female officer in the SAF in 2015.

Mountbatten SMC


Lim Biow Chuan, 57
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MP for Mountbatten SMC

In the news:

On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Mountbatten SMC, 71.9% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Mountbatten SMC, 58.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, walkover, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS.

Nee Soon GRC


Carrie Tan, 38
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Executive Director at Daughters of Tomorrow

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

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Derrick Goh Soon Hee, 51
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Managing Director at DBS

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Accountancy from NTU. Masters’ in Applied Economics and Business Administration.


Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, 52
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Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Social and Family Development
MP for Nee Soon GRC

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Political history:
2015-2017: Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Social and Family Development.
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Nee Soon GRC, 66.8% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2012-2015: Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Transport.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, walkover, MP-elect. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s and Master’s in Real Estate Management from NUS. PhD in Management Science from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.


K Shanmugam, 61
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Minister for Home Affairs and Law
MP for Nee Soon GRC

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2 July: Accuses PSP team in Nee Soon of “horse-trading” the constituency with RP. PSP candidates rebut these allegations as rumours, Shanmugam retorts that the rumours were not denied.
21 June: Defends fellow MP, Tan Wu Meng’s, article as “serious” and “thoughtful”. Asks WP’s Pritam Singh to declare if he is for or against Singapore.

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Nee Soon GRC, 66.8% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2011-2015: Minister for Foreign Affairs.
1988: GE1988, PAP candidate in Sembawang GRC, 70.1% vote share, MP-elect. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS.


Louis Ng, 41
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MP for Nee Soon GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Nee Soon GRC, 66.8% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Biology from NUS. Master’s in Primate Conservation from Oxford Brookes University.
• Founded Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) while he was an undergraduate.

Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC


Desmond Tan Kok Ming, 50
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Former Chief Executive Director at People’s Association

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Manchester. Masters’ in Business Administration from NTU, and Defence Strategic Studies from King’s College London.
Formerly a Brigadier-General in the SAF.


Janil Puthucheary, 47
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Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information and Transport
MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, 72.8% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate for Pasir-Ris Punggol GRC, 64.7% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Medicine from University of Belfast.


Mohamed Sharael Taha, 39
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Vice-President at Singapore Aero Engine Services

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Master’s in Business Administration from Oxford.


Teo Chee Hean, 65
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Senior Minister
Coordinating Minister for National Security
MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Pasir Ris-Punggol, 72.8% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2011-2015: Minister for Home Affairs.
2009-2019: Deputy Prime Minister.
2003-2011: Minister for Defence.
1997-2003: Minister for Education.
1992: By-election, PAP candidate in Marine Parade GRC, 72.9% vote share, MP-elect. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Electrical Engineering and Management Science from University of Manchester. Masters’ in Computing Science from Imperial College and Public Administration from Harvard.
• The 1992 by-election that Teo contested was held because then-PM Goh Chok Tong needed people of “ministerial calibre” to join the government, as DPMs Ong Teng Cheong and Lee Hsien Loong were both suffering from cancer. The existing MPs resigned, triggering a by-election, and all former MPs ran for election again, except for Lim Chee Onn, who was replaced by Teo.


Yeo Wan Ling, 44
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Chief Executive Officer at Caregiver Asia

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Sociology and Political Science from NUS.

Pioneer SMC


Patrick Tay, 48
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MP for West Coast GRC
NTUC Assistant Secretary-General

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in West Coast GRC, 78.6% vote share, MP-elect
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Nee Soon GRC, 58.4% vote share, MP-elect

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Laws from NUS. Master’s in Laws from NUS.

Potong Pasir SMC


Sitoh Yih Pin, 56
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MP for Potong Pasir SMC
Chairman of Nexia TS Public Accounting

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Potong Pasir SMC, 66.4% vote share, MP-elect
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Potong Pasir SMC, 50.4% vote share, MP-elect
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Potong Pasir SMC, 44.2% vote share.
2001: GE2001, PAP candidate in Potong Pasir SMC, 45.6% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Accountancy from NUS.

Punggol West SMC


Sun Xueling, 40
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Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and National Development
MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, 72.9% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from NUS. Master’s in International Political Economy from London School of Economics.

Radin Mas SMC


Melvin Yong Yik Chye, 48
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MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC
NTUC Assistant Secretary-General

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Tanjong Pagar GRC, 77.7% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Accountancy from NTU. Master’s in Criminal Justice from University of Leicester.
• Started Delta League, a youth engagement programme using football to keep youths out of trouble during the holidays.

Sembawang GRC


Lim Wee Kiak, 51
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MP for Sembawang GRC
Sembawang Town Council Vice-Chairman
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Eye Centre

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Sembawang GRC, 72.3% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Nee Soon GRC, 58.4% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Sembawang GRC, 76.7% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Medicine and Surgery from NUS. Postgraduate studies in Ophthalmology at NUS, Royal College of Surgeons, and Royal College of Ophthalmologists.


Mariam Jaafar, 43
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Managing Director and Partner at Boston Consulting Group

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Passionate about early childhood education, thinks primary school is too late to start pushing for social mobility.

Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Masters’ in Electrical Engineering from Stanford and Business Administration from Harvard.


Ong Ye Kung, 50
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Minister for Education
MP for Sembawang GRC

In the news:
2 July: PAP’s Ong Ye Kung takes down Facebook video which includes a primary school child. This after authorities informed Ong that the video violated election rules which prohibit primary and secondary school children from being involved in election activities.

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Political history:
2016-2018: Second Minister for Defence.
2015-2016: Senior Minister of State for Defence.
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Sembawang GRC, 72.3% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Aljunied GRC, 45.3% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Economics from London School of Economics. Master’s in Business Administration from International Institute for Management Development.
• Former Assistant and Deputy Secretary-General of NTUC.


Poh Li San, 45
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Vice-President at Changi Airport Group

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Engineering and Economics.
• First full-time female aide-de-camp to former President, S R Nathan.


Vikram Nair, 41
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MP for Sembawang GRC
Partner at Rajah & Tann

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Sembawang GRC, 72.3% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Sembawang GRC, 63.9% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Law from Cambridge.

Sengkang GRC


Amrin Amin, 42
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Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and Health
MP for Sembawang GRC
Lawyer at Joseph Tan Jude Benny

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Political history:
2017-2018: Parliamentary Secretary for Health
2015-2018: Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Sembawang GRC, 72.3% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Law from NUS and Columbia University.


Lam Pin Min, 51
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Senior Minister of State for Health and Transport
MP for Sengkang West SMC
Doctor

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Sengkang West SMC, 62.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Sengkang West SMC, 58.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Ang Mo Kio GRC, 66.1% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Master’s in Opthalmology from NUS.


Ng Chee Meng 51
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Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office
MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC
NTUC Secretary-General

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Political history:
2016-2018: Education Minister. Second Minister for Transport.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from United States Air Force Academy. Master’s in International Relations from Tufts University.


Raymond Lye Hoong Yip, 54
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Founder and Managing Partner at Union Law

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS.

Tampines GRC


Baey Yam Keng, 49
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Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Transport and Culture, Community and Youth
MP for Tampines GRC

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On the issues:
Supports repealing Section 377A while also noting that it is a legacy of inherited colonial laws.

Political history:
2015-2018: Parliamentary Secretary for Culture, Community and Youth.
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Tampines GRC, 72.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Tampines GRC, 57.2% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Tanjong Pagar GRC, walkover, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Biotechnology from Imperial College. Master’s in Biochemical Engineering from University College London.


Cheng Li Hui, 43
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MP for Tampines GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Tampines GRC, 72.1% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor of Arts from NUS. Master’s in Applied Finance from Macquarie University.


Desmond Choo, 42
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MP for Tampines GRC
Director of Youth Development and Industry Transformation and Productivity at NTUC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Tampines GRC, 72.1% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Hougang SMC, 35.2% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from University of Chicago. Master of Social Science from University of Chicago.


Koh Poh Koon, 48
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Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry
MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC
NTUC Deputy Secretary-General

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Political history:
2017-2018: Senior Minister of State for National Development.
2016-2017: Minister of State for National Development and Trade and Industry.
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Ang Mo Kio GRC, 78.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2013: By-election, PAP candidate in Punggol East SMC, 43.7% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Medicine and Surgery from NUS. Master’s in Surgery from NUS.
• Founding director of the Colorectal Cancer Genomic Health Service at SGH.


Masagos Zulkifli, 57
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Minister for Environment and Water Resources
Minister-in-Charge of Muslim Affairs
MP for Tampines GRC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Tampines GRC, 72.1% vote share, MP-elect. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office. Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Tampines GRC, 57.2% vote share, MP-elect.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Tampines GRC, 68.5% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from NUS. Masters’ in Electrical Engineering from NUS and Business Administration from University of Southern California.

Tanjong Pagar GRC


Alvin Tan Sheng Hui, 39
Twitter
Head of Public Policy and Economics at LinkedIn

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from Sydney University. Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard.


Chan Chun Sing, 50
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Minister for Trade and Industry
MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC
PAP Second Assistant Secretary-General
Deputy Chairman of the People’s Association

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Political history:
2015-2018: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office.
• 2013-2015: Minister for Social and Family Development. Second Minister for Defence.
2012-2013: Senior Minister of State for Defence.
• 2011-2012: Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports. Minister of State for Information, Communication and the Arts.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from Cambridge.


Eric Chua Swee Leong, 41
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SGSecure Programme Office at MHA

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Communication Studies from NTU.


Indranee Rajah, 57
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Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office
Second Minister for Education and Finance
MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC

In the news:
29 June: Rajah says no need for opposition to be voted in just to ensure alternative voices, NCMP scheme already ensures that.

On the issues:
Does not think that protections, like those that extend to race or religion, should be extended to sexual orientation, because it might be construed as promoting homosexual behaviour.

Political history:
2015-2018: Senior Minister of State for Finance
2012-2018: Senior Minister of State for Law
• 2012-2015: Senior Minister of State for Education
2006-2011: Deputy Speaker of Parliament

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS.
• Fourth woman to become a full minister.


Joan Pereira, 53
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MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC
Assistant General Manager at Temasek Cares.

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Tanjong Pagar GRC, 77.7% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor of Arts from NUS.

West Coast GRC


Ang Wei Neng, 53
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MP for Jurong GRC
Jurong-Clementi Town Council Chairman

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, 79.3% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, 66.9% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ of Arts and Social Science from NUS. Master’s in Business Administration from NTU.


Desmond Lee, 43
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Minister for Social and Family Development
Second Minister for National Development
MP for Jurong GRC

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Political history:
2017: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office. Second Minister for Home Affairs.
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, 79.3% vote share, MP-elect.
2011-2017: Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs and National Development.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, 66.9% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Law from NUS. Master’s in Civil Law from Oxford.


Foo Mee Har, 54
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MP for West Coast GRC
PAP Women’s Wing Treasurer
Chief Executive Officer at the Wealth Management Institute

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On the issues:

Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in West Coast GRC, 78.6% vote share, MP-elect.
2011: GE2011, PAP candidate in West Coast GRC, 66.6% vote share, MP-elect.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelors’ in Psychology from University of New South Wales.


Rachel Ong Sin Yen, 47
Facebook
Chief Executive at ROHEI

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

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S Iswaran, 58
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Minister for Communications and Information
MP for West Coast GRC

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Political history:
2015-2018: Minister for Trade and Industry.
2011-2015: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office. Second Minister for Trade and Industry and Home Affairs.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Economics from University of Adelaide. Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard.

Yio Chu Kang SMC


Yip Hon Weng, 43
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Former civil servant at AIC and MSO

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as PAP candidate.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Physical Education, Sports Science, and Mathematics from Loughborough University. Several postgraduate degrees from NUS, NTU, and MIT.

Yuhua SMC


Grace Fu Hai Yien, 56
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Minister for Culture, Community and Youth
MP for Yuhua SMC

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Political history:
2015: GE2015, PAP candidate in Yuhua SMC, 73.6% vote share, MP-elect. Latest electoral contest.
2012-2015: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office. Second Minister for Environment and Water Resources and Foreign Affairs.
2011-2012: Senior Minister of State for Information, Communications and the Arts and Environment and Water Resources.
2008-2011: Senior Minister of State for Education and National Development.
2006: GE2006, PAP candidate in Jurong GRC, walkover, MP-elect. First electoral contest.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Accountancy from NUS. Master’s in Business Administration from NUS.

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