27 Mar '11, 10pm

GE: What are the hot-button issues?

SINGAPORE: As the drumbeats of the General Election get louder by the day, a survey of 618 voters commissioned by Today has found that the rising cost of living here is more likely to influence how the voters cast their ballot than supposedly hot-button issues such as the influx of foreigners or housing. For some political watchers the results came as a surprise. The survey, conducted earlier this month via telephone by Media Research Consultants, is statistically representative of HDB dwellers, the findings weighted by the national profile for gender, age, race and HDB housing type. The survey, however, does not cover voters living in private properties. The result, which political watchers found the most interesting: Almost 7 in 10 voters (65.5 per cent) said that the issue of foreigners - the influx and its side effects will not affect their vote at the GE. This finding...

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