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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Singapore Presidential Election 2011 ~ ALL 4 Symbols

PE: Candidates unveil election symbols
Presidential Election 2011
By Sharon See | Posted: 18 August 2011 0001 hrs

SINGAPORE: The four presidential candidates have unveiled their election symbols, which will be printed on the ballot paper.

This time round, the ballot paper will also include a black-and-white photograph of the candidates, along with the symbols.

01 ~ Palm Tree ~ Dr Tan Cheng Bock
Dr Tan Cheng Bock's symbol is a palm tree. "The leaves of the palm represents our multiracial society, the trunk represents them coming together, and the roots represents us taking root in Singapore," he said on his Facebook.

02 ~ Heart (Shape) ~ Mr Tan Jee Say
Mr Tan Jee Say's symbol is a heart. It stands for conscience and empathy, he said.

03 ~ Glasses (Spectacles) ~ Dr Tony Tan
Dr Tony Tan's symbol is a pair of glasses which resembles the trademark spectacles he wears. "No one ever ruined his or her eyesight by taking a long term view," he said on his Facebook.

04 ~ Hi-5 ~ Mr Tan Kin Lian
Mr Tan Kin Lian's symbol is known as "Hi-5". He said the raised hand signifies willingness to do public service, while the five fingers signify his values of honesty, fairness, positive attitude, courage and public service.

ALL 4 Symbols of Candidates:

- CNA/ir


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