27 May '12, 5pm

The day after Hougang By Election

OK, Workers’ Party won the Hougang By Election with a 62.1% margin. That’s 2.7% lesser than 2011 General Election. Depending on which analyst you read, some might say this is a sign that what PAP has been doing in Hougang last year is showing some success. Honestly, that’s bullshit. Let’s all take a look at what happened since 2011 General Election. Soon after the Election, WP’s treasurer Eric Tan resigned from the party because the party chosen Gerald Giam as NCMP instead of him. Some Workers’ Party MP were accused of plagiarism in their parliament speech and Facebook posting. The expulsion of Yaw Shin Leong over lack of accountability on his extramarital affair allegations. Just before nomination day, a WP member applied for a Political Donation Certificate without the knowledge of the party. And during the election, confidential minutes of the WP CEC meeting were leaked...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2012/05/27/the-day-after-hougang-by-ele...

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Hougang By-Election Result « The Singapore Daily

Hougang By-Election Result « The Singapore Daily

singaporedaily.net 26 May '12, 7pm

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todayonline.com 26 May '12, 9pm

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todayonline.com 27 May '12, 2am

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mrbrown.com 28 May '12, 3am

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sgpolitics.net 27 May '12, 10pm

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straitstimes.com 26 May '12, 3pm

Mr Png Eng Huat, Workers' Party (WP) candidate for the by-election in Hougang, speaking at the final rally. The Workers' P...

Hougang By-Election: Half of voters have polled

Hougang By-Election: Half of voters have polled

straitstimes.com 26 May '12, 4am

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straitstimes.com 26 May '12, 1pm

Polling for the Hougang by-election closed at 8pm on Saturday night across the nine polling stations, the results of which...

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mrbrown.com 27 May '12, 5am

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straitstimes.com 26 May '12, 8am

Live blogging of results will start at 8pm. Follow The Straits Times reporters in Hougang as they bring you the latest, le...

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channelnewsasia.com 26 May '12, 4pm

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said that he is disappointed that PAP's candidate Desmond Choo did not win t...

Png Eng Huat wins Hougang by-election

Png Eng Huat wins Hougang by-election

channelnewsasia.com 26 May '12, 2pm

SINGAPORE: Workers' Party's Png Eng Huat has won the Hougang by-election with 13,447 votes against PAP's Desmond Choo's 8,...

Concluding report of the Hougang by-elections

Concluding report of the Hougang by-elections

theonlinecitizen.com 26 May '12, 12pm

Concluding report of the Hougang by-elections Posted by The Online Citizen on May 26, 2012 By Howard Lee - This article is...

Workers' Party Png Eng Huat wins Hougang By-Ele...

straitstimes.com 26 May '12, 2pm

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Voters go to the polls for Hougang by-election

Voters go to the polls for Hougang by-election

straitstimes.com 26 May '12, 12am

Voters will be choosing between People's Action Party's 34-year-old union official Desmond Choo and WP's 50-year-old busin...