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South China Morning Post

Poll finds Singapore divided over prospect of third-generation member of ruling Lee clan entering politics

A rare political poll released in Singapore on Monday shone a light on a topic that thus far had been confined to pockets within the chattering classes: will a “third-generation” member of the city state’s powerful Lee family enter politics? In a survey commissioned by Yahoo News Singapore, half of the 916 Singaporeans questioned said they were positive about the prospect of a third-generation Lee entering politics– 41 per cent said they were “quite positive” and 9 per cent were “very positive”. On the other hand, 30 per cent said they felt “quite negative” and 20 per cent viewed it as “very negative”. For more on this story, click here.