27 Apr '11, 4am

Initial results show 82 of 87 seats contested in Singapore GE

SINGAPORE: Candidates for the May 7 General Election in Singapore have filed their nomination papers. As of end of nomination, preliminary reports point to a three-cornered fight in Punggol East single-member constituency (SMC), straight fights in all other constituencies except Tanjong Pagar Group Representation Constituency (GRC). The three-way fight at Punggol East SMC are between PAP's candidate Mr Michael Palmer, the Workers' Party's Lee Li Lian and the Singapore Democratic Alliance's Secretary General Desmond Lim. In Aljunied GRC, the Workers' Party is fielding party leaders Low Thia Khiang and Sylvia Lim, and members Chen Show Mao, Muhamad Faisal and Pritam Singh. Their opponents are PAP's George Yeo, Lim Hwee Hua, Zainul Abidin Rasheed, Cynthia Phua and Ong Ye Kung. GRC contests - Ang Mo Kio (PAP vs RP), Aljunied (PAP vs WP), Bishan-Toa Payoh (PAP vs SPP), Chua Chu...

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  1. 27 Apr '11, 5am

    Looks like I won't be getting to vote

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