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Unofficial poll on the Presidential Election for Singapore

As of now, the results on 2 unofficial polls on the Presidential Election for Singapore are as follows:

1. A poll on Facebook

George Yeo (634 votes), former Foreign Minister, being the winner, with runner-up former NTUC Income CEO, Tan Kin Lian (578 votes), closely behind.

2. A poll on the Temasek Review

Tan Kin Lian's 3,488 votes leads ahead of Dr Tan Cheng Bock's 2,291. George Yeo's 193 votes come in third. Temasek Review is an online website that often attracts anti-PAP readers, thus may not reflect the general population.

One interesting or rather unsurprising outcome is current President of Singapore, SR Nathan, comes in last in both polls. SR Nathan himself has yet to consider if he should contest a third term in office. Looks like his decision may be to retire unless he want to risk himself retiring with a defeat.

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