25 Feb '11, 12am

There is some gerrymandering: WP

SINGAPORE - The release of the Electoral Boundaries Review Committee report took the Workers' Party (WP) by surprise. WP chairman Sylvia Lim told MediaCorp last night that the party was still studying the report. "Personally, I wasn't expecting it today. I thought it would be sometime in March. But then it doesn't matter because we'll still have to respond to it," she said. Ms Lim did not mince her words about the report and how it affected the WP. "What struck us, at first glance, is that we believe there is some gerrymandering involved in favour of the ruling party. "If you look at Aljunied GRC, for example, we note very quickly there have been nine precincts given out of Aljunied GRC. Seven to Ang Mo Kio GRC and two to Punggol-Pasir Ris. "And particularly these precincts are actually very close to Hougang SMC (Single Member Constituency), where we know there is signific...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110225-0000230/Th...

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