What it should have been

A slow shutter image of a man walking past the signboard in front of the Elections Department building in Singapore, on Aug 26, 2015.
A slow shutter image of a man walking past the signboard in front of the Elections Department building in Singapore, on Aug 26, 2015.PHOTO: EPA

Yesterday's report, "A first this time: Official sample count of poll results", said the Elections Department will release an official prediction of results for all constituencies well before all votes are counted in next Friday's general election. This is incorrect. The Elections Department's sample count will help provide an early indication of the possible result for each electoral division.

We are sorry for the error.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 04, 2015, with the headline 'What it should have been'. Print Edition | Subscribe