Singapore General Election 2015
The Parliament of Singapore's maximum term is five years, within which it must be dissolved by the President and elections held within three months, as stated in the Constitution. Voting is mandatory in Singapore and is based on the first-past-the-post system. Elections are conducted by the Elections Department, which is under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister’s Office.
The next General Election will be the 17th General Election in Singapore and the 12th since independence. The governing People's Action Party (PAP) will seek to secure their 14th consecutive term in office since 1959. This will be the PAP's third election with Lee Hsien Loong as its Secretary-General, and the country's first election after the death of its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew.