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Maximum spending limit in election campaign raised, says Elections Department

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The maximum spending limit will be raised from $3.50 to $4 for every elector on the register of electors for the electoral division, said the Elections Department (ELD) on Thursday.

[SINGAPORE] The maximum spending limit will be raised from $3.50 to $4 for every elector on the register of electors for the electoral division, said the Elections Department (ELD) on Thursday.

This is to account for inflation, it said.

The law imposes a ceiling on a candidate's election expenses to ensure a level playing field. Spending in excess of the maximum amount in the law is an illegal practice, said the ELD in a statement.

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