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CAAS Director-General appointed as Singapore’s new Returning Officer for elections

Mr Han Kok Juan, the Director-General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), has been appointed as Singapore’s new Returning Officer, effective 1 April, tasked with overseeing the nation’s elections.



In an announcement on Thursday (28 March), the Elections Department of Singapore named Mr Han Kok Juan, the Director-General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), as the new Returning Officer for the nation’s elections, effective April 1.

Mr Han assumes this vital role with the duty of ensuring the fair and efficient conduct of elections in Singapore, a responsibility previously undertaken by Mr Tan Meng Dui, CEO of the Housing and Development Board, since February 2018.

Mr Tan adeptly managed the General Election in 2020, during which the People’s Action Party (PAP) lost another GRC to the Workers’ Party, and the Presidential Election in September 2023, where Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam secured a victory with over 70% of the vote.

As the Returning Officer, Mr Han will oversee the entire electoral process, from vote counting to result announcement, guaranteeing transparency and integrity throughout.

With the next General Election in Singapore mandated to take place by November 2025, preparations are evidently in progress.

The Elections Department has earlier outlined plans to appoint and train approximately 50,000 public officers for various election-related duties, from nomination day activities to polling and vote counting. Some public servants have already received notifications of their forthcoming roles as election officials, though specifics regarding the timeline between these notifications and the actual calling of an election remain undisclosed.

Against the backdrop of these preparations, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced his intention to transfer leadership to Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong before the next General Election, during the People’s Action Party conference in November last year.

The People’s Action Party’s (PAP) 70th anniversary on 21 November 2024 serves as a potential milestone for this transition, with some speculating that the election could be held as early as June or in September this year, when the cash vouchers are being handed out.

Following the publication of the Electoral Boundaries report, which outlines the number of seats and electoral boundaries for the upcoming election, the election could be held with less than two months’ notice.

In February, the Minister for Education, Chan Chun Sing, stated in a parliamentary reply that the convening of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee (EBRC) remains pending. While Mr Chan denied the formation of the EBRC, history suggests that the EBRC could be formed immediately after such a denial, potentially surprising opposition parties.

The Prime Minister appoints the EBRC at his discretion, and the committee consists of civil servants. In recent instances, they have been chaired by PM Lee’s own secretary.

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The election will see whether all education ministers did a good job or not. If more seats go to the white uniforms, mean they succeeded in making voters less intelligent to just believe and agree to whatever the white uniforms say without questions. 🤣

That is why our country need to import more “foreign talents.” to stay alive.

PAP parasites lose their seats?.
Not possible. I last check during the recent Presidential election, the local fuckers still have not grown back their balls.
Looking at the suituation,the local fuckers who had their balls remove since LKY time and gen after gen of local fuckers had been born….still WITHOUT BALLS….SO IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR ANY LOCAL FUCKERS TO HAVE ANY BALLS NOT UNTIL THE NEXT 1000 YRS FROM NOW!😆😆😆🤣🤣🤣🤣

MIW pattern. Musical chairs.

I truly hope the opposition parties have not been idle all these past months.

The hint cannot be any stronger than the Returning Officer being introduced.

Looks like Aug/Sep will be favourite to hold the GE with cash payout in both Aug and Sep. Particularly Aug with the highest $850 payout for those eligible.

Its…..coming but outcome and result will be the same again… predicted.
Why like that?
Got to ask the losers who voted residing in HDB loh!
And losers and oppo here will start the cow peh cow bu yet again for the next 5 yrs or so!
No wonder these losers are not gettting anywhere …in life!😆😆😆😆😆