26 Jan '13, 3pm

WP's Lee wins Punggol East by-election

WP's Lee wins Punggol East by-election

SINGAPORE: Ms Lee Li Lian of the Workers' Party (WP) has won the Punggol East by-election. Returning Officer Mr Yam Ah Mee announced the results at about 11pm on Saturday. Ms Lee won 16,038 or 54.52 per cent of the valid votes, while Dr Koh Poh Koon of the People's Action Party received 12,856 or 43.71 per cent of the votes. At a news conference following the announcement of the by-election results, chairman of WP Ms Sylvia Lim said the party's message to the voters was to get the government to pay more attention to them. She also said the party is very encouraged by the results, taking it as a sign to have WP in Parliament and that they endorse the party's brand of politics. Ms Lee said she knows that there is a lot of work to be done and will make sure there is a smooth handover and wants to build a strong community in Punggol East. She also added that most immediate tas...

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