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GE2015: WP wins Aljunied GRC

[SINGAPORE]The Workers' Party (WP) beat the People's Action Party (PAP) and retained Aljunied group representation constituency (GRC) in the GE2015 elections, results on Saturday showed. The results came after a recount.

The WP team beat the PAP with a vote share of 50.95 per cent.

In 2011, WP secured 54.72 per cent of the votes in Aljunied GRC against a PAP-team led by former Foreign Affairs Minister George Yeo.

The WP team comprised Low Thia Khiang, Sylvia Lim, Muhamad Faisal Abdul Manap, Pritam Singh and Chen Show Mao.

The PAP team was made up of Yeo Guat Kwang, Victor Lye, Chua Eng Leong, K Muralidharan Pillai and Shamsul Kamar.

The ward - which did not get its electoral boundaries redrawn - comprised 148,142 voters. Its result was the last to be announced.

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