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How the PAP maintained its hold on Singaporean politics for the past six decades and the key methods used to keep winning elections.

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Why is it important?

Singapore is undergoing a leadership change to the 4G leaders, and Lawrence Wong will take over as prime minister soon.


The PAP will maintain its electoral dominance in the next general elections, but there will be no political liberalism under Lawrence Wong. Real political change will probably come after Lawrence Wong.

Prof James Chin
University of Tasmania

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This page is a summary of: The PAP model: can the 4G hold on to power?, The Round Table, March 2023, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/00358533.2023.2201076.
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