27 Apr '16, 2pm

The Nomination Day outcome didn't surprise. Will the BE result surprise us?

It’s a straight fight between the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) and the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) for the Bukit Batok single-member constituency (SMC). On April 27, the 25,727 voters of Bukit Batok SMC learnt that they can choose either the PAP’s Murali Pillai, 48, or the SDP’s Chee Soon Juan, 53, as their next Member of Parliament (MP). Given one minute to address their supporters at Keming Primary School, Murali asked voters to help make Bukit Batok “a beautiful place for all of us”. On the other hand, Chee promised to serve as a full-time MP and aimed to “make Bukit Batok the envy of Singapore”. Bukit Batok residents will have nine days to decide as they go to the polls on May 7. Here are five observations made during this rather uneventful Nomination Day: 1. Chee ran a strong pre-nomination campaign. Will his campaign reach yet another peak now that the con...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2016/04/5-observations-from-the-rath...

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