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Paying heed to a demanding electorate

Before the 2015 elections, political pundits were certain that the downward trend in the PAP's fortunes would continue. Singaporeans proved them wrong.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 05:50
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PAP supporters at Toa Payoh stadium awaiting the election results on Sept 11. Its track record and the commitment to listen to the people's views worked in the PAP's favour.

ON Sept 11 Singapore held its General Election (GE15) amidst a haze that clouded the sky. But while the skies on Polling Day may have been cloudy, the verdict of Singaporeans was clear. The ruling People's Action Party (PAP) received an overwhelming mandate for another five years. It won 83 out