And so, GE 2020 has concluded. Unsurprisingly (and thankfully), the PAP returned to power, though the “strong mandate” it was hoping for didn’t seem to materialise.
Thoughts on the Reserved Elected Presidency (and the Walkover)
The year-long debate on whether presidential elections should even be “reserved” for a particular race, as to whether Wee Kim Wee should be deemed an elected President to determine if this election should be reserved, and to the Malay-ness of the three prospective candidates, has finally come to a close. No matter what your view on the matter, Singapore will have its first female President come end of September, elected by means of a walkover.