28 Aug '11, 1am

Diary of A Singaporean Mind gives a history lesson: Dr. Tony Tan wins #sgpresident #sgelections

But the real surprise is how well doctor Tan Cheng Bock did losing by a mere 0.34% of the votes. Dr Tony Tan secured 744,397 or 35.19 per cent of total valid votes, while Dr Tan Cheng Bock received 737,128 or 34.85 per cent of the valid votes.The difference is a mere 7300 votes. This year the role of the president was the hot topic of the PE. You noticed that Low Thia Kiang had firmly and shrewdly kept the WP out of the PE...while NSP's Nicole Seah and Steve Chia were running around campaigning for Tan Jee Say along side members of the SDP. The WP is very clear about the role of parliament in policy making and do not want a pro-active president to undermine the power and authority of parliament. In fact when the PE was first proposed, JBJ who was heading the WP specifically warned about an elected president taking away some of the parliament's power. Watch this video and y...

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