27 Jan '13, 5am

YB applies the 10% vote swing on GE 2011 results, opposition could win 41 seats + more analysis on #PunggolEast

whatever the special circumstances, once a seat is lost, in a by-election or as part of a general election, it is very hard for PAP to get it back – the quick recovery of Bukit Gombak and Neesoon was as much due to SDP’s internal quarrel than PAP good campaigning, and Anson/Potong Pasir are the more relevant examples the fact that the government announced a whole set of measures to deal with problems people are concerned about, but made no dent in the election result, alone shows how tough a task PAP faces; it can no longer get people on board merely by handing out some goodies, especially people have now got used to physically receiving goodies while psychologically showing defiance by voting opposition PAP need to recognize that its grassroots organizations require much rebuilding; in particular, it need to put up candidates that have a strong local history (the lesson o...

Full article: https://yawningbread.wordpress.com/2013/01/27/pap-suffers...

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