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PAP vs SPP: When folksy politics works its slow charm

By Howard Lee “43 percent!” Benjamin Pwee whispered emphatically to opposition stalwart Chiam See Tong, as the duo stood outside Deyi Secondary School following the announcement of results for Bishan Toa Payoh GRC at the 2011 general elections. Indeed, garnering what is arguably the highest vote share by any opposition party for a first foray into a GRC stronghold of …

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