Dear friends, I wrote a piece on Mothership.sg about gerrymandering in Singapore. It includes a little quiz to test how well you know Singaporean electoral districts. Check it out here. Continue reading Singapore’s electoral districts: How well do you know them?
The People’s Action Party (PAP) will form our Government with 66.6% of the vote. The opposition won 33.3% of the vote. i.e. they have the support of 1 in 3 Singaporeans. However, our first past the post voting system ensures that 1/3 of the vote only garners them 2 out of 84 seats in Parliament, or 2.38%. This is a huge disjoint between popular support … Continue reading Singapore Elections Key Points