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This is the third and final GE2015 debateIQ. We are looking to have a robust, honest yet gentlemanly debate between different media representatives, with the aim of getting a better sense of what the scribes - in the print, broadcast and social media field - view the political parties, campaign and candidates.
For the first time since 1963, we are witnessing all 89 seats being contested in a General Election. Beyond campaign promises and repeated rhetoric, which message resonated with Singaporeans? Which issues do voters want to be hear more or less of?
On the 10th of August, PAP's organising secretary, Dr. Ng declared that we had entered 'election season'. Amidst the pomp and celebration of SG50, have we paused to think about our future? Does SG50 signal a changing of tides - and will the GE bear this out?
Talk of the next General Election (GE) being held this year has been rife. If indeed GE is called end of 2015, what do we want to see? Aside from the results, how do we want to better ensure that it is a fair and transparent election - not only in the way it is conducted but also in the way it is perceived by the electorate?