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Special Voting Arrangements to Protect Health and Safety at General Election 2020

Date Enacted: July 2020
Country: Singapore

The Elections Department “consulted with the Ministry of Health (MOH) on the voting arrangements” for “groups of voters” including “COVID-19 patients,” “those on Quarantine Order (QO) for COVID-19,” and “those under COVID-19 Stay Order, commonly known as “Stay Home Notice” (SHN) at home.” Voting arrangements were made “to protect the health and safety of everyone, including voters, candidates and election officials, while still allowing those among these voters who may want to exercise their right to vote to do so.”