Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore's prime minister and leader of the People's Action Party (PAP), celebrates the party's landslide victory in the general election. Photo: AFP
Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore's prime minister and leader of the People's Action Party (PAP), celebrates the party's landslide victory in the general election. Photo: AFP

Singapore's ruling party stages crushing election win to extend its 56 years in power

Despite opposition rallies drawing tens of thousands during the nine-day campaign, the support failed to translate into votes on election day

Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore's prime minister and leader of the People's Action Party (PAP), celebrates the party's landslide victory in the general election. Photo: AFP
Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore's prime minister and leader of the People's Action Party (PAP), celebrates the party's landslide victory in the general election. Photo: AFP
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