Bedok Group Representation Constituency

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Not to be confused with another defunct ward, Bedok Single Member Constituency that was formed since 1968 general election that covers a portion of Bedok South until 1988 general election where this GRC absorbed that particular ward.
It is also not to be confused with another ward, Ulu Bedok Single Member Constituency, which is a short-lived pre-independence era ward that covers the entire of present day Bedok and Geylang Serai as back then the Bedok was one of the remote and undeveloped area.

Bedok Group Representation Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 勿洛集選區;Simplified Chinese: 勿洛集选区) is a defunct Group Representation Constituency in Bedok, Singapore that existed from 1988 to 1997.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Bedok Kampong Chai Chee Tanah Merah Fengshan Siglap
1984 Bedok SMC
Kampong Chai Chee SMC
Tanah Merah SMC
Fengshan SMC
Siglap SMC
Formation
1988 S Jayakumar Hong Hai Ibrahim Othman
1991 Tan Soo Khoon Absorbed into Siglap ward Arthur Beng Abdullah Tarmugi
Dissolution
1997 East Coast GRC

Candidates and results[edit]

Elections in 1990s[edit]

General Election 1991: Bedok GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP S Jayakumar
Tan Soo Khoon
Abdullah bin Tarmugi
Arthur Beng Kian Lam
49,109 61.98 +7.06
WP Balakrishnan Ananthan
Sim Say Chuan
Lim Chiu Liang
Tan Soo Phuan
30,121 38.02 -7.06
Turnout 81,506 94.5 -1.0
PAP hold Swing +7.06

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1988: Bedok GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP S Jayakumar
Ibrahim Othman
Hong Hai
28,266 54.92 -9.08
WP Gertrude De Gracias
Sarawathy Murugason
Seow Khee Leng
23,203 45.08
Turnout 52,493 95.5 N/A
PAP win (new seat)

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