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The General Elections: The Opposition Dilemma

Next, the presence – as well as the size and quantity – of GRCs have made it even more difficult for the Opposition to form credible teams to contest effectively in these areas. The argument for minority representation has been convincingly rebutted by Opposition politicians and political observers, with feasible alternatives for consideration; so insistence on GRCs continues to raise the barriers for competition. Continue reading

Opposition Unity: A Layman’s Perspective

“Singapore voters will be persuaded only if the opposition parties unite and form a single party to contest the People’s Action Party (PAP)” (Only A United Opposition Can Succeed, Mr. Paul Chan). Whenever a General Election is imminent in Singapore, there would be a chorus of sentiments from the ground putting forth the proposition that … Continue reading