08 May '11, 12pm

GE: S'poreans view WP as rational, responsible & credible, says Low

GE: S'poreans view WP as rational, responsible & credible, says Low

SINGAPORE : This General Election has yielded the best result for the Workers' Party (WP) so far. Its party chief, Low Thia Khiang, said the strong support is an endorsement of the kind of opposition that Singaporeans want - one that is "rational, responsible and credible". Mr Low was speaking to reporters as the party celebrated its win in Aljunied Group Representation Constituency (GRC) and Hougang. The new MPs-elect of Aljunied GRC received a warm welcome from residents on Sunday. The WP garnered 54.71 per cent of valid votes, and Mr Low has hailed his win of a GRC as a breakthrough. He said residents in Aljunied GRC have given the party a mandate as the party has fielded a credible team that residents feel they can trust. The party is eligible for two seats as Non-Constituency Mps, as their candidates in Joo Chiat SMC and East Coast GRC were among the best performing l...

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