28 Dec '12, 3am

"...there is a possibility that the emerging strength of opposition can be played to the advantage the PAP. As...

Along with SPP, RP, WP and SDA, SDP has just announced that it is interested in contesting in Ponggol East SMC when the by election is held. In a multi-corner fight with the opposition putting up credible candidates, the votes will be split and the PAP will win in Ponggol East. In fact the more credible and the stronger the opposition candidates and the harder they campaign in a multi-cornered fight, the more likely the PAP candidate will win because the votes on the opposition side will become more evenly divided. Some argue that giving voters more choices is good for democracy. This is not true. There is an artifact in our winner take all system that we should all be aware of before we make such statements. Suppose there are 3 candidates in an election, 2 centrist and one right wing candidate. 40% of the voters want a right wing candidate and 60% want someone centrist. U...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2012/12/ponggol-east-5-...

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army.mil 27 Dec '12, 1pm

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yawningbread.wordpress.com 27 Dec '12, 4am

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green.autoblog.com 27 Dec '12, 9pm

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thefinance.sg 28 Dec '12, 6am

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