27 Aug '11, 8pm

Tan Cheng Bock ‘proud of how he conducted campaign’ #Singapore

Tan Cheng Bock ‘proud of how he conducted campaign’ #Singapore

Win or lose, some Singaporeans say they will continue to support Dr Tan Cheng Bock. (Yahoo! photo/Christine Ch … Presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock may have lost the race but he is glad to have given Singaporeans a chance to take part in the Presidential Election, he said on Sunday morning. "We lost but we also won. I have given you a chance to take part in a Presidential Election. It's very important because for too long, no election," said Dr Tan, who lost the election by the narrowest of margins to former deputy prime minister Dr Tony Tan. He garnered 737,128 valid votes to Dr Tony Tan's 744,398, which resulted in the latter becoming Singapore's seventh president with a margin of just 0.34 per cent of total votes cast. Speaking to about 100 supporters who had stayed on at Jurong East Stadium until the results were announced at 4.30 am, Dr Tan Cheng Bock added, "So no...

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