08 Jul '11, 3am

More swing voters in 2011 General Election (via ST iPhone App)

More swing voters in 2011 General Election (via ST iPhone App)

A post-election survey conducted by the Institute of Policy Studies has found that there were more swing voters in the latest general election compared to the 2006 election, especially among those in their 40s and seniors aged above 65. -- ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN A POST-ELECTION survey conducted by the Institute of Policy Studies has found that there were more swing voters in the latest general election compared to the 2006 election, especially among those in their 40s and seniors aged above 65. Conservative voters saw a dip especially among those aged 65 and above. Voters who wanted greater pluralism saw increases among those aged 21 to 29 and aged 65 and above. Overall the survey also found that the higher the level of socio-economic status of the voter, the higher the support of political pluralism (the existence of rival value systems in political thought), similar to w...

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