07 May '11, 12am

Singaporeans head to the polls #SGelections

Singaporeans head to the polls #SGelections

SINGAPOREANS trekked to polling booths across the island as soon as they opened at 8am on Saturday. Voting at 732 polling stations, which include Housing Board void decks, community centres and schools, closes at 8pm. A record 2.21 million Singaporeans will be heading to the ballot box on Saturday, many for the first time This tops the previous peak in 1988 when 1.37 million Singaporeans cast their votes. At the last general election in 2006, 1.22 million people voted when 47 out of 84 seats were contested. The bumper number this time is the result of the strong challenge from the opposition parties, which are contesting an unprecedented 82 out of the 87 seats in Parliament, with only Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew's Tanjong Pagar GRC unopposed. The votes cast will be counted at 154 counting centres, shortly after voting has ended. The People's Action Party (PAP), which has ...

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