26 Jan '13, 5pm

[Y!] Analysts: WP’s large margin win ‘devastating’ for PAP

Describing PAP’s loss as "devastating" for the party, associate professor Bridget Welsh said that it showed a "massive downturn in support". “It is not just about demographics but a national erosion of support sustained over the last four elections. The trends indicate that the PAP is in deep trouble – it’s efforts to win over the electorate are not working,” said Welsh, who is from Singapore Management University’s Political Science faculty. “This is more than a wake-up call, it’s a fire alarm.” In the end, Workers' Party candidate Lee Li Lian finished with 16,038 votes against PAP's Dr Koh Poh Koon’s 12,856 to become the first female opposition member to win a single member constituency since 1965. [VIDEO: PAP responds to loss in Punggol East] Former Nominated Member of Parliament Siew Kum Hong was also surprised at the nearly 11 per cent winning margin, saying that it s...

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