Singapore in 2015: Regaining Hegemony

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In 2015, Singaporeans voted in parliamentary elections. The incumbent People’s Action Party won a landslide victory, in contrast with its performance in the 2011 elections, which had been the worst since Singapore gained independence. The party successfully reinvented itself as a more left-leaning and responsive party in government. Its public image improved by its association with Lee Kuan Yew, who passed away in this jubilee year.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)108–114
Number of pages7
JournalAsian Survey
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2016

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