Daily Archives: 2012-05-26

Png Eng Huat wins Hougang with 62.09% of the vote

~ By Kumaran Pillai ~ BREAKING – The Workers’ Party has won Hougang by elections comfortably with 62.09% of the popular vote.  Png Eng Huat has succeeded in his attempt to retain WP’s stranglehold in Hougang. Mr Desmond Choo of the PAP garnered 37.91% of the vote. The total votes cast locally are 21,951 and it is 93.94% of the 23,368 registered …

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Concluding report of the Hougang by-elections

~ By Howard Lee ~ This article is, first and foremost, a salute to the residents of Hougang, and written for them. For 20 years, they have been a bastion of, not democracy (although some would disagree), but the undercurrent of a shining shade of the true Singapore spirit. Strength in adversity, dignity without compromise, fighting for an even playing field. This …

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