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GE2020: Workers' Party unveils first 4 candidates, including Nicole Seah and Yee Jenn Jong

Jun 25, 2020 | 🚀 Fathership
SINGAPORE - The Workers' Party on Thursday introduced its first slate of four candidates that it will be fielding in the General Election on 10 July, including former election candidates Nicole Seah and Yee Jenn Jong.The opposition party unveiled the candidates at its first virtual press conference in the GE season, which was presided by Secretary-General Pritam Singh and Chairman Sylvia Lim.Yee Jenn Jong, 55, contested under WP in the Marine Parade Group Representation Constituency in GE2015, while Nicole Seah, 33, contested in the same GRC but in GE2011 under the National Solidarity Party.

According to his profile on the Workers' Party website, Azhar is hoping to commence training as a para-athlete and represent Singapore in international competitions.

He said, "We need to recognise that dissenting views should not only be accepted, but should actually be encouraged. This will ensure that we come up with the best ideas to take Singapore forward. I believe change has to start somewhere, and for me it starts with Parliament, and it starts with the Workers' Party playing a bigger role in shaping Singapore's future. It starts with Singaporeans stepping up to build a better Singapore, for Singaporeans."

Yee Jenn Jong, 55Another familiar face is Yee, who contested GE2011 in Joo Chiat SMC but lost and was appointed a Non-Constituency Member of Parliament.

GE2020: Former Workers' Party chief Low Thia Khiang will not be standing for election.