08 May '11, 12pm

'I expected slightly better result': SM Goh #SGelections

'I expected slightly better result': SM Goh #SGelections

WE CAN do better the next time. This the new challenge Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has set for his team in Marine Parade GRC after they secured a lower-than-expected winning margin in Saturday's election. 'I was expecting, to be frank, slightly better result,' said SM Goh, speaking to reporters after a thank you tour of his constituency on Sunday morning. His People's Action Party teammates, comprising two-term MPs Seah Kian Peng and Fatimah Lateef, and two new faces former army general Tan Chuan-Jin and business consultant Tin Pei Ling, edged out their National Solidarity Party opponents, garnering 56.7 per cent of the votes in the first contest there in 19 years. This was well below the ruling party's 60.1 national average. In a by-election in the GRC in 1992, Mr Goh's team secured 72.9 per cent of the vote, and in the 1991 general election, the PAP team also trounced ...

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