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Chee Soon Juan’s “Democratically Speaking”

A short review of Chee Soon Juan’s “Democratically Speaking”. Continue reading

Throwback: #GE2015: Reductive Analyses Of Social Media

A poor commentary about the supposed impact of social media was published after the general elections in 2015, and I argued that additional research and hypotheses were needed before any reasonable conclusions could be made. Continue reading

A Long-Term View Of Elections

Much has been made of the importance of election campaigns – for voters to learn about candidates and to hear about proposals for the constituency or even policy recommendations, and for parties to canvass for support – with questions about whether the minimum of ten days (including one for the Cooling-Off Day) are adequate. The concern was again raised by Singapore Democratic Party secretary-general Chee Soon Juan who, at a discussion on opinion polls and sentiment towards the government at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, “told reporters that it was difficult for opposition parties to push their policy proposals to voters in the short nine-day campaign” (ST, Feb. 5). Continue reading

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