The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has also said it will not be contesting the by-election, explaining that its "primary concern is that the constituency of Hougang remains in the hands of the opposition." However, the SDP does not seem to rule out entirely its participation in the contest. It said "if the circumstances remain the way they are, the SDP will not contest in a by-election in Hougang." The party did not explain what it meant by "if the circumstances remain they way they are."
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