EASY ACCESS RESOURCES FOR YOUR VOTING NEEDS
This is a working sheet, will update whenever. collating resources done by amazing people for confused voters like me. I know it's a lotta info so pick and choose the ones that work best for you! also carrd allows v little links so they are in the caption
also, if you can, check out all the different sources! there are many views and i may not have represented them all (pls send things by way!) so please read them with discretion and note any potential biases. Otherwise, feel free to share!
Any comments, suggestions, mistakes? Please dm @theweirdandwild on Instagram.
countdown to polling day (10 July)
vote well! i hope this helps :) scroll or click tabs for easy access.
WHAT'S HAPPENING TODAY!
(by @hemaa.sekar, @fabarchy @hemavathy06, @t.ecarg, @anusereh and @rupa_shree)
Basic information on voting area, who's contesting, what timeslot you can vote and where. Yup, the basics. also yes you have a fixed time slot to go down to vote so please remember to check.
also, your vote is secret! so don't scared! here are comics and videos to show you why.
ALL U NEED TO KNOW ABOUT POLLING DAY (10 JULY)
INTERESTING THINGS TO READ
- #GE2020 - got blank cheque anot? : 5 min tour of parliamentary votes in the past
- Don't vote for the best candidate : an explainer on "voting wisely"
- fantastic explainer of Jamus's point on labour : must read!!
- #1 Political Debate : Between pap, wp, sdp (eng version)
- Understanding Singapore's Electoral System : a podcast explainer, shiok.
mp scorecards and attendance
collated by thekopi.co, it tells you how active they are in parliament - their attendance and speaking count.
see how well the different parties' manifestos do on climate change. done by greenwatch
a review of each party and their views on LGBTQ+ issues. by heckin unicorn
basically, party proposals and plans for singapore
Compilation - includes a spreadsheet of all the party's proposals by theme, plus some quick analysis. Done by Kirsten han!
every party's manifestos found here, collated by a kind soul!
RESOURCES + INSIGHTS
these are amazing resources that will guide you through this general elections, the party campaigns, manifesto critiques, thoughts and analyses that are easy to read!
(explainers + fun stories)
newsletters out every 2 days
a newsletter by kirsten han
a daily podcast covering election topics by Kwan jin yao
New naratif has podcasts on election issues
sites covering general elections
QUESTIONS to my candidates
engage your candidates! ask them questions on where they stand on issues you care about! after all, they are your chosen voices in parliament. EMAIL THEM!
on questions to ask and proposals that you can push for or topic specific resource, here are some groups to check out!
(ARRANGED BY TOPIC)
#askyourcandidate resource by greenwatch
Rental relief for struggling residential tenants, covid hurts us all unequally.
for info on migrant domestic workers rights
the gender manifesto by AWARE, read their demands!
pre-drafted emails to parties to ask them to stop LGBTQ+ discrimination in Singapore
CLIMATE + GE CONTENT
the climate crisis IS the crisis of our generation. for all related content on climate, green recovery, and also climate policies where relevant.
(party climate manifestos)
in kirsten han's collation of manifestos, see column on climate / environment for every party's proposal
a few pals and i wrote an easy-read piece on climate change questions asked in parliament. check out if your candidate has spoken up or not, and what about! (not all questions are good questions, but some are better than others!)
scorecard for the climate policies of the different parties. also, join this community for climate-concerned voters of the same constituency to connect, learn about climate issues during the elections and their candidates' stances!
Join your neighbourhood greenwatch: tinyurl.com/NGWatch