25 May '12, 2am

The #hougangbyelection is not just Png versus Choo, it about the national agenda as well

The Hougang by-election is not just Png versus Choo, it about the national agenda as well May 24, 2012 by admin Filed under: Current Affairs and Politics Written by Ng E-Jay 24 May 2012 As we head into Cooling Off day, let us set aside the rhetoric of the past several days of campaigning, and examine the issues from a national perspective. The Hougang by-election is not just a local election between Mr Png Eng Huat from WP and Mr Desmond Choo from the PAP. If Singapore were a truly plural, multi-party democracy, it would be. But Singapore is not. The PAP is still in control of over 90% of the seats in Parliament despite having only won 60.1% of the popular vote in the last general elections. The Elections Department is under the direct purview of the Prime Minister’s Office. GRC boundaries are subject to gerrymandering, and opposition wards are last in the queue for flat a...

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