Analysis: Singaporeans gear up for the polls

Game on: PAP campaign banners are up but there won’t be any large physical rallies due to the Covid-19 pandemic. — AFP

Will Singapore’s first truly ‘online’ election shake the status quo? Experts doubt it.

ON Friday, Singaporeans will go to the polls even while the country and the rest of the world continue to battle the Covid-19 pandemic.

Although the People’s Action Party (PAP) is expected to comfortably remain in power in the July 10 election, the question to ask is the degree to which the ruling government will maintain its position and whether the Opposition can put up a significant fight during polls held in the midst of a significant crisis.

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