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Singapore Election 2011 Results – What is the outcome you want?
The election results will always end up mostly the same, with the People’s Action Party (PAP) winning the majority of the seats except for Potong Pasir (won by the Singapore Democratic Alliance – SDA) and Hougang (won by the Worker’s Party – WP). My parents would give a cheer to PAP and I will follow suit, as it seemed to me that those guys in white uniform are the “good guys”. The only other familiar cheer belongs to Potong Pasir – with the zealous supporters shouting out: “Chiam See Tong! Chiam See Tong! Potong Pasir Chiam See Tong!!” --- READ MORE
Nomination Day Singapore May 2011, channelnewsasia.com Sg Election 2011
channelnewsasia.com Sg Election 2011 : Tanjong Pagar GRC has been declared a walkover, as the Socialist Front put in their nomination papers 35 seconds late. It is the fifth consecutive walkover as PAP has not been contested since 1991. Another development that was keenly watched is the results for Aljunied GRC. It will be contested by Workers’ Party Low Thia Khiang and his dream team. They will be up against the PAP team led by Foreign Minister George Yeo. An objection was put up by the Singapore Democratic Party over PAP’s candidate for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC. Dr Vincent Wijeysingha and his team filed an objected to Ms Sim Ann’s candidacy over her employment status, which stated that she was unemployed, although she is in the midst of serving notice as a civil servant. They said that this technically disqualifies her as a candidate.
SDP’s Dr Wijeysingha was also embroiled in an earlier controversy following the posting of a YouTube video revealing Dr Vincent Wijeysingha’s participation at a gay forum One last minute change involved Mr Baey Yam Keng, who was put up in the PAP team for Aljunied GRC. New PAP candidate Dr Chia Shi Lu replaced him in the PAP team for Tanjong Pagar GRC. --- READ MORE
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