Hong Kah North Single Member Constituency

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Hong Kah North Single Member Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 豐加北單選區;;Simplified Chinese: 丰加北单选区) is a Single-Member Constituency in the Western Part of Singapore. Formerly a ward of Hong Kah GRC throughout the ward's existence, from 1991 to 2011, it was crafted out as a SMC during the 2011 elections, probably in exchange of Chua Chu Kang SMC being absorbed into Hong Kah GRC to form a new Choa Chu Kang GRC, during the same general election.

This constituency covers the western areas of Singapore, consisting of Wenya (Jurong West), Bukit Gombak and Tengah (currently planned future housing estate, now it is a military live firing restricted area).

Together with Chua Chu Kang GRC, it is under the management of 'Hong Kah Town Council', like what it used to be before when it was still a ward of Hong Kah GRC. Prior to the 2011 general election, a five-year plan was introduced by PAP, which plan includes replacing current bus stops (those orange-white type used in the 1990s) along Jurong West Avenue 5 and 3, at the constituency, with new modern bus stops (those grey ones used in the 2000s).

In 2011 general election, this ward gives the People's Action Party the strongest mandate of 70.6% when the national average was dropped to 60.1%. Sin Kek Tong is also received second the lowest percentage of votes from all candidates, with another candidate Desmond Lim took a share of 4.45% of the votes in Punngol East SMC during a three-cornered fight.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Member of Parliament Party Dates Notes
Amy Khor PAP 2011-Present

Candidates and results[edit]

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2011: Hong Kah North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Amy Khor Lean Suan 18,156 70.6
SPP Sin Kek Tong 7,556 29.4
Majority 10,600 41.2
Turnout 26,285 94.9
PAP win (new seat)

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