Singapore's electoral system: government by the people?

  title={Singapore's electoral system: government by the people?},
  author={Tsun Hang Tey},
  journal={Legal Studies},
  pages={610 - 628}
  • Tsun Hang Tey
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • Political Science
  • Legal Studies
Singapore's Westminster parliamentary system of government was adopted as a historical result of it being a British colony. In its post-independence constitutional development, the dominant People's Action Party political leadership had made a series of constitutional amendments to its original electoral system, introducing innovative schemes such as Group Representation Constituencies, Non-Constituency Members of Parliament, Nominated Members of Parliament and the Elected Presidency. These… 

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