OPINION: No Tan-tative winner in sight - Seah Chiang Nee:

WHEN Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, former Deputy Prime Minister, announced his intention to run for President two months ago, the prospect of him winning ranked high among surprised citizens. Most believed that the one-time People’s Action Party (PAP) financial strongman, who nearly succeeded Lee Kuan Yew as Prime Minister in 1990, would win hands down. If Dr Tan’s vote falls too much below 60%, it will signify greater unhappiness. This will spell trouble in the 2016 general election. But if he loses – a distinct possibility – it will be regarded as the first election defeat for the powerful PAP.

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