"Everyone looks good in SDP colours"

By Howard Lee

So said a campaigner from the Singapore Democratic Party. So this kaypoh decided to deck out like Danny the democracy bear, make the one-hour journey to┬áBukit Gombak stadium on polling day night and hang out with SDP’s supporters.

As the night drew on, the announcement of the by-election sample count results put the elated crowd in a more sombre mood. But when Dr Chee Soon Juan appeared to address the crowd, thanking them for staying the night, the cheers started all over again.

Here are some pictures from the night.