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TAN CHENG BOCK: MURALI BY-ELECTION VICTORY IS A WIN FOR MULTIRACIALISM

The results of the Bukit Batok by-election clearly show that a minority candidate can win an election on his own. This win by Murali is significant because he won his seat as a member of a minority race in a predominantly (75%) Chinese constituency. And the win is even more telling because it was won in a by-election. Recent past by-election results have not been in favour of the ruling party eg Ponggol East by-election.

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