More than half a year after the general election in 2020, life is settling back to ‘normal’ amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Sengkang GRC‘s residents are also settling down to a new normal under Workers’ Party. What do residents there have to say?
Change of term contractor; 1 to 2 months needed to arrange manpower before cleaning can take place
Is anyone taking charge in this neighbourhood?
Lift not repaired after 2 weeks. Not good to have a crowded lift.
Leak not resolved yet. Will wait.
A new GRC, Sengkang GRC was won by Workers’ Party in GE2020 in a biggest upset of the election. The WP team garnered 52.13 per cent of the vote against a 47.87 per cent share for the People’s Action Party. This was despite the controversy surrounding Raeesah Khan’s social media posts. The WP took 60,136 votes, while the PAP got 55,214 votes.
The WP’s team was led by lawyer He Ting Ru, 37, alongside economics professor Jamus Lim, 44, social enterprise founder Raeesah Khan, 26, and equity research analyst Louis Chua Kheng Wee, 33.
The PAP team consisted of labour chief Ng Chee Meng, 51, Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health Lam Pin Min, 50, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs and Health Amrin Amin, 41, and lawyer Raymond Lye, 54.