Electoral boundaries review committee has been set up

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BREAKING: Committee to review electoral boundaries convened, directed to further reduce average size of GRCs and recommend more than the current 13 SMCs

SINGAPORE: A committee that reviews electoral boundaries ahead of a General Election has been set up, said the Elections Department on Wednesday .

In 2015, the EBRC’s report was sent to the Prime Minister on Jul 21. The GE that year was held less than two months later, on Sep 11, after Parliament was dissolved on Aug 25. In the case of GE2011, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had wanted smaller GRCs and more SMCs. The review resulted in 15 GRCs and 12 SMCs.

 

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