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Singapore's Ruling Party Contends With New Voting Majority

When Singapore celebrates its 50th year of independence on August 9 and its older citizens eulogize the country's economic feats, its ruling party founded by the late Lee Kuan Yew faces an unprecedented wave of young voters who may not be as nostalgic. For the first time, citizens born after the country's independence in 1965 will likely account for the majority of voters in a general election due to take place by January 2017. As of 2014, almost 54 percent of citizens above 20...

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