Singapore At The Polls
Bridget Welsh, Center for East Asia Democratic Studies, National Taiwan University
Some 2.46 million Singaporeans will have the chance to vote in their nation’s 17th Parliamentary General Elections to be held tomorrow, September 11th. The polls are seen as the most competitive in recent times, with Opposition parties contesting for the first time in all 89 constituencies, against the ruling People's Action Party.We look at the key issues the PAP and opposition parties have addressed over the campaign period, the impact of young voters and the opposition’s strategy to challenge the PAP’s fifty year political dominance.
This is a report by Jason Lim.