Ayer Rajah Single Member Constituency

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Ayer Rajah Single Member Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 亞逸拉惹單選區; Simplified Chinese: 亚逸拉惹单选区) is a former single member constituency in Singapore that existed since 1980 by crafting this portion from the then Bukit Timah SMC; Ayer Rajah SMC was made up of Pandan Gardens estate, Teban Gardens estate, parts of Jurong East New Town and Clementi West New Town. It existed until 2006 when the then incumbent MP Tan Cheng Bock retired from politics, it was then absorbed into the West Coast GRC.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Constituency abolished (2006 - present)

Candidates and Results[edit]

Elections in 2000s[edit]

General Election 2001: Ayer Rajah
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Tan Cheng Bock 15,024 88.0 +14.8
DPP Tan Lead Shake 2,057 12.0 +12.0
Majority 12,967 76.0 +29.6
Turnout 17,420 94.3 -1.4
PAP hold Swing +14.8
  • As DPP candidate Tan Lead Sheake received less than 12.5% of valid votes, he lost his election deposit of S$13,000

Elections in 1990s[edit]

General Election 1997: Ayer Rajah
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Tan Cheng Bock 15,081 73.2 -2.0
SPP Sin Kek Tong 5,531 26.8 +26.8
Majority 9,550 46.4 -4.0
Turnout 21,085 95.7 +0.7
PAP hold Swing -2.0
General Election 1991: Ayer Rajah
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Tan Cheng Bock 15,038 75.2 +5.6
PKMS Mohammed Aziz bin Ibrahim 4,971 24.8 +24.8
Majority 10,067 50.3 +11.1
Turnout 20,782 95.0 -1.5
PAP hold Swing +5.6

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1988: Ayer Rajah
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Tan Cheng Bock 14,824 69.6 -5.8
WP Tan Song Gek 6,489 30.4 +30.4
Majority 8,335 39.2 -11.6
Turnout 21,742 96.5 +0.0
PAP hold Swing -5.8
General Election 1984: Ayer Rajah
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Tan Cheng Bock 14,050 75.4 -8.0
SJP Suib bin Abdul Rahman 4,575 24.6 +8.0
Majority 9,475 50.8 -16.0
Turnout 19,320 96.5 -0.8
PAP hold Swing -8
General Election 1980: Ayer Rajah
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Tan Cheng Bock 12,400 83.4 N/A
SJP Suib bin Abdul Rahman 6,362 16.6 N/A
Majority 9,930 66.8 N/A
Turnout 15,072 97.3 N/A
PAP win (new seat)

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