The results of the Singapore parliamentary elections were announced on the 11th. The ruling party, the People’s Action Party, won 83 of the 93 seats in Parliament, and the opposition Workers’ Party won 10 seats.
According to information released by election official Chen Mingrui in the early hours of the 11th, the PAP won in 13 single electoral districts and 15 centralized electoral districts. According to local media reports, the total number of votes of the People’s Action Party was 61.24%.
Singapore’s PM and Secretary-General of the People’s Action Party, PM’Lee, said that after the election results were announced, although the election results of the People’s Action Party were less than expected, it still showed that the party received broad support. people. The election results also showed that some people were deeply hit by the crisis and uneasy about the future.
Since independence in October, Singapore has held its thirteenth parliamentary elections. 191 candidates from 11 political parties and an independent candidate competed for 93 seats in Parliament.
The Singapore Parliament implements a one-chamber system, and its members are elected by referendum for a five-year term. The political party that has obtained the majority of seats in Congress can form a government. Since Singapore’s independence, the People’s Action Party has been in power.