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PJ Thum People’s Choice for NMP in Online Poll

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Obbana Rajah

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.

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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:

https://theindependent.sg.sg/why-not-pj-thum-for-nmp/

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