27 Feb '11, 10pm

Dear SM Goh, if quality of candidates is what matters, why the need for GRC? Stop talking cock please.

SINGAPORE - The quality of the candidates and the reputation of the political party are what count in a General Election - more so than the redrawing of the electoral boundaries. Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong made this point yesterday amid accusations of "gerrymandering" by the Opposition against the ruling People's Action Party. Speaking to the media after launching a town renewal programme in his Marine Parade constituency, Mr Goh said: "If there is a stall that sells chilli crab, if it is well known, no matter where the chill crab stall is located, people will flock to the chilli crab stall to eat, right or wrong? So you got a good candidate, you got a good party, people will vote for that." Since the redrawn electoral boundaries were unveiled on Thursday, the Workers' Party has accused the PAP of gerrymandering by carving out parts of Aljunied GRC, where the WP got 43....

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