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Byline: Santha Oorjitham
KUALA LUMPUR: Voter discontent and a contest that was too close to call were the hallmarks of Singapore's presidential election last weekend - much like the general election in May.
Former deputy prime minister Dr Tony Tan won 35.2 per cent of the 2.1 million votes on Saturday, closely followed by former People's Action Party (PAP) member of parliament Dr Tan Cheng Bock with 34.8 per cent.
In the May 7 polls, the opposition Workers' Party (WP) team had wrested the Aljunied Group Representation Constituency from the PAP team with a 9.4 per cent majority.
"Coming so close after the general election, the presidential election …