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1          The Singapore Medical Council (SMC) Elections 2013 were held from Tuesday, 3 September to Friday, 20 September 2013. The elections were held to fill two (2) positions in the Medical Council arising from the end of term of office on 10 October 2013 of the following members:

            a) Dr Chua Swee Boon Raymond
            b) Dr Ooi Choon Jin

2          Five candidates stood for the elections. Out of the total of 8428 fully registered doctors eligible to vote, 8288 doctors (i.e. 98.3%) cast their votes. The number of votes received by each candidate who stood for the elections is as follows:

            Candidate's Names                                Number of Votes  

            Dr Chua Swee Boon Raymond                    2,553
            Dr Hong Ga Sze                                        3,172
            Dr Indumathi Venkatachalam                         868
            Dr Leong Choon Kit                                    2,745
            Dr Zuraimi Bin Mohamed Dahlan                    935

3          The following top 2 candidates by number of votes have been elected to serve for a term of 3 years with effect from 11 October 2013:

            (a) Dr Hong Ga Sze
            (b) Dr Leong Choon Kit

4          SMC would like to thank all the candidates who participated in the elections.     

Last Updated :  03 Oct 2013 09:41