Office of YB Wong Chen
Vote on constitutional amendment
April 9, 2019
The big historic vote of the night on the constitutional amendment took place at 10.25 pm. Two thirds majority was required for this vote. Four PH MPs were absent, three were on overseas trip and one was unwell, recovering from cardiac surgery. The results were 138 for and 0 against. 56 MPs abstained from voting. We needed 148 votes, as such the amendment was defeated.