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Byline: Santha Oorjitham
Singapore's presidential election this month is likely to be a report card on what the PAP has done since the general election. SANTHA OORJITHAM finds out more from politicians and observers AUG 17 is both nomination day for Singapore's presidential election and the 100th day after its general election.
If there's a contest on Aug 27, it would also be the first time Singaporeans get to cast their vote twice in a year.
The aftermath of the parliamentary polls may yet influence this presidential election, right down to whether or not there is a walkover.
On May 7, the ruling People's Action Party's share of the popular vote dropped from 66.6 per cent (in the 2006 general election) to 60.1 per cent. The opposition also gained a group representation constituency (GRC) for the first time when the Workers' Party won in Aljunied.
Workers' Party chairman, Sylvia Lim, sees …