05 Mar '11, 10am

Singapore GE: Opposition parties to contest all seats

SINGAPORE: Singapore's major opposition parties have come to an agreement to contest all 27 constituencies in the next General Election (GE), which is due before February 2012. At Saturday's meeting, they also agreed to avoid three-cornered fights in Group Representation Constituencies (GRCs), meaning most of the GRCs are likely to see a straight fight. However, in the case of the 12 Single-Member Constituencies (SMCs), the party leaders said discussions are ongoing. If the opposition parties keep to their declaration, the next GE is likely to see a situation where the PAP will not be able to get its majority with walkovers on Nomination Day. Going into the details of where they stand to contest, Workers' Party (WP) chairman Sylvia Lim said her party will be in the Aljunied and East Coast GRCs. She said the WP is also interested in the newly-carved out Moulmein-Kallang GRC...

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