In an online poll done earlier this month here at The Independent Singapore, PJ Thum was chosen as the best candidate to be a Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP).
Along with PJ, the other contenders were: Drag queen and comedian Kumar, cartoonist Sonny Liew, Sumiko Tan, Blogger Xiaxue, Dipna Lim Prasad and Gurmit Singh.
Historian and research associate PJ Thum received 84% out of the 372 people polled.
Comedian Kumar came in second with 6% and 24 votes.
Netizens chimed in as well, but most of their comments seemed to be in jest.
The poll was conducted in an earlier article: