11 May '11, 2pm

Elections Department releases final tally of votes

SINGAPORE: The Elections Department has released the final tally of votes for the general election. Even after factoring in overseas votes which were counted on Wednesday afternoon, the margin for Potong Pasir remains at 114 votes or 0.72 per cent. There were 19 votes for the People's Action Party and 19 for the Singapore People's Party. On May 7, 2,683 overseas Singaporeans cast their votes at nine polling stations in five countries, namely Australia, China, Japan, the UK and the US. This, out of the 3,453 who registered as overseas voters from the 26 contested constituencies. Their votes were counted at ITE College Central and the process was observed by candidates who contested in the General Election. The ruling People's Action Party saw a marginal increase in vote share in one GRC and five SMCs. The constituencies are Sembawang GRC and the Bukit Panjang, Hougang, Joo ...

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straitstimes.com 11 May '11, 9am

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