Politics in Singapore is generally marked by incremental change. When Singapore eventually becomes a two-party or multi-party democracy, the 2011 general election is likely to be regarded as the starting point of the epochal political transition. It was a boisterous year politically where political excitement and consciousness went up several notches due to the 7 May general elections and the 27 August presidential elections, both of which produced keenly contested hustings and outcomes. The aftermath of the general elections also saw the retirement of former Prime Ministers Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Chok Tong from the Cabinet.
Politics, Low income groups, Values, Nominations, Presidential elections, Budgets, Prime ministers, Singapore
Asian Studies | Law and Society | Political Science
Southeast Asian Affairs
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
TAN, Eugene K. B..
Singapore: Transitioning to a "New Normal" in a post-Lee Kuan Yew era. (2012). Southeast Asian Affairs. 2012, 265-282. Research Collection School Of Law.
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