20 Mar '11, 2pm

[CNA] GE: Electoral competition heats up as parties eye SMCs

[CNA] GE: Electoral competition heats up as parties eye SMCs

SINGAPORE : Single-member constituencies (SMCs) are set to see strong competition in the General Election, with three or even four-cornered fights possible in some places. While some political parties have made their candidates known, others are choosing to remain mum, for now. The Workers' Party was at the new Sengkang West SMC for a walkabout on Sunday. During the walkabout, they met the incumbent MP. The People's Action Party's Dr Lam Pin Min had heard the Workers' Party would be there, and decided to say hello. Dr Lam, who is MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC, told MediaCorp: "We had our sources telling us that the Workers' Party would be at Fernvale Point, so we actually garnered some of our activists as well as our supporters to show that we are ready for them." At least two opposition parties - the Workers' Party and the Singapore Democratic Alliance - have expressed their inte...

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