27 Aug '11, 12pm

More than 83% of Singaporeans have cast their votes for Singapore's seventh president as of 5pm on Saturday

More than 83% of Singaporeans have cast their votes for Singapore's seventh president as of 5pm on Saturday

In a latest update from the Elections Department, more than 83 per cent of voters have made their choice. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE By Ng Kai Ling Four out of five eligible voters here have cast their votes for Singapore's seventh president as of 5pm on Saturday. In a latest update from the Elections Department, more than 83 per cent of voters have made their choice. In fact, almost half of the country's 2.27 million eligible voters, including the four presidential hopefuls - Dr Tan Cheng Bock, Mr Tan Jee Say, Mr Tan Kin Lian and Dr Tony Tan - had cast their ballots by noon on Saturday. Most woke up with a sense of deja vu as they found themselves going back to the same polling stations they were at just three months ago. But unlike Polling Day for May's general election - which saw hot and sunny weather - much of Saturday was overcast with a slight drizzle that lasted into...

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