//
you're reading...
Musings

#GE2015: Polling Day In Tweets

Missed Polling Day and its developments – from the misperceptions of the sample count to the shell-shocked reactions of the opposition parties? Here’s a chronological collection of my (and The Middle Ground’s) tweets from the evening.

I voted, haha, for the first time:
https://twitter.com/guanyinmiao/status/642296728008323072

The sample count was a new highlight of the evening:
https://twitter.com/SGmiddleground/status/642311405803278336

This initial guess proved half-accurate:
https://twitter.com/guanyinmiao/status/642333765117739008

The sample counts were mathematically sound, but many remained confused and suspicious:

Independent candidate for Radin Mas SMC Han Hui Hui has been a favourite:

Thereafter, we tried to make sense of the implications of the sample count:

Reform Party’s Kenneth Jeyaretnam was not impressed with the sample counts:

Victory of the People’s Action Party in Holland-Bukit Timah GRC felt less impressive:

We all agreed that Channel NewsAsia’s (CNA) Glenda Chong did a fantastic job:

The two independent candidates and National Solidarity Party’s Cheo Chai Chen lost their election deposits (the Reform Party -just- kept its election deposit in Radin Mas SMC, its 12.71 per cent vote share 0.21 per cent more than the minimum of 12.50 per cent):

The #TharmanEffect became a thing:

People had different intepretations of the results:

When the Aljunied recount was taking too long and CNA was running out of ideas:

And when Dr. Gillian Koh was just too tired:

Breakdown of the swing against the opposition parties:

Finally, an assessment of the reactions by the leaders of the opposition parties:

And at the end of the madness, as we worked to churn the pieces:

About guanyinmiao

A man of knowledge lives by acting, not by thinking about acting. Carlos Castaneda.

Discussion

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Follow guanyinmiao's musings on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,372 other followers

Twitter

%d bloggers like this: