Friday, September 18, 2015

Singapore Election

Out of 89 seats, the People's Action Party (PAP) contested all and won 83, with the other 6 seats won by The Workers' Party of Singapore (WP); the single seat from Punggol East Single Member Constituency was the only seat to change hands, recaptured by PAP.[1] Voter turnout was 93.56%, discounting overseas votes.[3] PAP won its best results since 2001 with 69.86% of the popular vote, an increase of 9.72% from the previous election in 2011.

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