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Singapore Vote Count Underway as PAP Looks Set to Keep Power

  • All seats were contested; nine opposition parties took part
  • Opposition rallies drew big crowds amid cost of living worry
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Facing the Future: Singapore Votes for a New Parliament

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Singapore’s ruling People’s Action Party was set to win re-election and continue its more than 50 years in power, even as it faced a contest in every district for the first time since independence.

Sample counts of 100 ballot papers from polling stations showed the PAP leading in 83 of 89 seats, according to the Elections Department.