RDU – Candidates

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Jurong GRC


Alec Tok, 55
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Theatre Director

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Political history:
2011: GE2011, SDP candidate in Bukit Panjang SMC, 33.7% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Master’s in Fine Arts from Yale University.
His first film, “A Big Road in Shanghai”, which he wrote and directed, was nominated for best film at the Singapore International Film Festival.
Directed Singapore’s first Chinese musical, December Rains.


Liyana Dhamirah, 31
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Founder of Virtual Assistants Singapore

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as RDU candidate.

Other notable moments:
Was homeless at 22, eventually obtaining a diploma in business and authoring a book on her experience being homeless.
• In 2009, fellow RDU member, Ravi Philemon, then an editor at The Online Citizen, saw Dhamirah homeless at Sembawang Beach and wrote a three-page letter and article on her situation. The next day, Dhamirah received shelter arrangements from various agencies.


Michelle Lee Juen, 43
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RDU Chairman
English and Literature Teacher

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Political history:
2020: Starts RDU.
2019: Joins PSP.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Government and Economics from London School of Economics.
Former research analyst at Monetary Authority of Singapore.


Nicholas Tang, 28
Legal Engineer at Pinsent Masons MPillay

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Political history:
2020: Unveiled as RDU candidate.

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


Ravi Philemon, 52
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RDU Secretary-General
Managing Partner at The Healthy Daily

In the news:

On the issues:
CPF should be more flexible to give Singaporeans more options regarding their retirement funds.

Political history:
2020: Starts RDU.
2019: Joins PSP.
2015: GE2015, SPP candidate in Hong Kah SMC, 25.2% vote share.

Other notable moments:
• Bachelor’s in Management from Heriot-Watt University.
• In 2009, Philemon, then an editor at The Online Citizen, saw Liyana Dhamirah homeless at Sembawang Beach and wrote a three-page letter and article on her situation. The next day, Dhamirah received shelter arrangements from various agencies. Dhamirah is now an RDU candidate in GE2020.

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