GE2020, one year on: In fragmented opposition landscape, smaller parties face issue of relevance

Singapore Democratic Party candidates, led by Dr Chee Soon Juan, on the campaign trail in Bukit Batok during the general election on July 8, 2020.
Singapore Democratic Party candidates, led by Dr Chee Soon Juan, on the campaign trail in Bukit Batok during the general election on July 8, 2020.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

SINGAPORE - Last year's general election was contested by 10 opposition parties, up from six in 2011 and eight in 2015.

Throw in the most-recently-formed Singapore United Party plus the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) which sat out the 2020 polls, and the number of active opposition parties stands at 12 today.

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