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What can we expect in the 2011-2012 Singapore general elections?

Izzudin, Mustafa (2011) What can we expect in the 2011-2012 Singapore general elections? International Affairs at LSE (28 Mar 2011). Website.

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Given that the pace has picked up in anticipation of the 2011-2012 Singapore General Elections (GE), what are the realistic prospects for the opposition this time around, and what are some of the considerations to be taken on board by the incumbent People’s Action Party (PAP), which has been the dominant political party since 1968? At the outset, the incumbency advantage, the deliverance of its promises in terms of social and economic benefits that underscores its political legitimacy, and the perceived strong and healthy grassroots support that they enjoy nationwide, collectively suggest that the PAP would remain the party of choice to form the government.

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Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s)
Divisions: IGA: LSE IDEAS
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 08:53
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2021 23:20

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