Moulmein-Kallang Group Representation Constituency
Moulmein-Kallang Group Representation Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 摩棉-加冷集選區; Simplified Chinese: 摩棉-加冷集选区) is a four-member Group Representation Constituency, and therefore an electoral district composed of several city suburbs surrounding the Central Area of Singapore.
Moulmein-Kallang GRC is led by Minister of Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim who is also Minister in charge of Muslim Affairs.
The ward saw a contest in the 2011 general election between the incumbent People's Action Party and a rookie team from the Workers' Party of Singapore. The National Solidarity Party had expressed interest in contesting the constituency, but dropped out to avoid a three-cornered fight. The PAP emerged victor with 44,828 votes or 58.56% of the total ballot for the electoral division. Incidentally, this was the highest vote percentage for the PAP in a Workers' Party contested constituency.
Members of Parliament
|Election||Jalan Besar||Kampong Glam||Kolam Ayer||Moulmein|
|2006||Jalan Besar GRC||Tanjong Pagar GRC|
|2011||Edwin Tong||Denise Phua Lay Peng||Yaacob Ibrahim||Lui Tuck Yew|
Areas of responsibility
- Moulmein - Ah Hood, Thomson Road, City Square Mall, Mustafa Centre, Farrer Park, Pek Kio Estate, Mount Pleasant Road, Lornie Road, MacRitchie Reservoir, Watten Road, University Road, Swiss Cottage Estate, Balmoral Road
- Jalan Besar - Rowell Court, Kelantan Court, Bendemeer Road, Boon Keng,
- Kampong Glam - Kampong Glam, Bugis, City Hall, Raffles Place, Marina Centre (incl. Suntec City and Singapore Flyer), Raffles Landing Site, Hong Lim, Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, G-MAX and Fort Canning
- Kolam Ayer - Kallang Bahru, Geylang Bahru, St George's Road, The River Vista @ Kallang, Sims Place, Sims Drive and Sims Vista
Candidates and Results
Elections in 2010s
|General Election 2011: Moulmein-Kallang GRC|
|PAP||Lui Tuck Yew
Denise Phua Lay Peng
|WP||Mohd Rahizan Ya'acob
Toh Hong Boon
|PAP win (new seat)|
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