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Saturday, 12 September 2015 - 22:06
PAP records landslide win in Singapore election
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Singaporeans gave the People’s Action Party its biggest endorsement since 2001, with the ruling party winning nearly 70 per cent of the popular vote.

With all 89 seats being contested for the first time since Independence, the PAP captured 83 seats.

This included 12 out of the 13 Single Member Constituencies, traditionally considered easier targets for the Opposition.

Overall, the PAP’s 69.86 per cent share of the popular vote was the highest since 2001’s landslide victory of 75.3 per cent – a year when only a third of eligible voters actually voted due to walkovers, as compared to this General Election where all 89 seats were contested.

For the first time, Singaporeans got an early indication of the score with the public release of the sample count results, from about 9.30pm.

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