Mountbatten Single Member Constituency

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Mountbatten Single Member Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 蒙巴登單選區;Simplified Chinese: 蒙巴登单选区) is a Single-Member Constituency in the Central Part of Singapore. Formerly a ward of Marine Parade GRC from 1997 till 2011. It was carved out to be a SMC again in this 2011 Election.

The constituency consist of Tanjong Rhu, Old Airport Estate,parts of Marine Parade.

Mountbatten did exist as a constituency from 1959 to 1991 as well before it was absorbed into Marine Parade GRC in 1997. Mountbatten had took over the role replacing Chua Chu Kang.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Member of Parliament Party Dates Notes
Seow Peck Leng SPA 1959 - 1963
Ng Yeow Chong PAP 1963 – 1980
Eugene Yap Giau Cheng PAP 1980 – 1997

Constituency abolished (1997 – 2011)

Member of Parliament Party Dates Notes
Lim Biow Chuan PAP 2011 – Present

Candidates & Results[edit]

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2011: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lim Biow Chuan 11,985 58.62
NSP Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss 8,461 41.38
Majority 3,524 17.24
Turnout 20,865 87.9
PAP win (new seat)

Elections in 1990s[edit]

General Election 1991: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng 11,029 78.00 -0.2
Independent Yen Kim Khooi 3,119 22.00 +0.2
Majority 7,910 56.0 -0.4
Turnout 14,741 95.1 -0.2
PAP hold Swing -0.2

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1988: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng 12,712 78.20 -3.1
Independent Chiam Pan Boon 3,554 21.80 +3.1
Majority 9,158 56.4 -6.2
Turnout 16,909 95.3 -0.2
PAP hold Swing -3.1
General Election 1984: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng 16,077 81.30 N/A
Independent Tan Ah Teng 3,692 18.70 N/A
Majority 12,385 62.6 N/A
Turnout 20,505 95.5 N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 1980: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng Walkover
Majority
Turnout 14,045
PAP hold Swing

Elections in 1970s[edit]

General Election 1976: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ng Yeow Chong 9,412 65.9 N/A
UF Seow Khee Leng 4,878 34.1 N/A
Majority 4,534 31.8 N/A
Turnout 14,707 95.3 N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 1972: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ng Yeow Chong Walkover
Majority
Turnout 14,396
PAP hold Swing

Elections in 1960s[edit]

General Election 1968: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ng Yeow Chong Walkover
Majority
Turnout 12,760
PAP hold Swing
General Election 1963: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ng Yeow Chong 7,751 49.0 +25.2
BS Fung Yin Ching 5,158 32.6 +32.6
SA Lee Kim Chuan 1,865 11.8 -21.9
Independent Felice Leon-Soh 1,053 6.7 -8.4
Majority 2,593 16.4 +25.2
Turnout 15,969 94.8 +6.1
PAP gain from SPA Swing +25.2

Notes: SPA joins UMNO-MCA-MIC alliance to form SA in 1963 GE.[1]

Elections in 1950s[edit]

General Election 1959: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SPA Seow Peck Leng 3,031 33.7 N/A
PAP Tay Kim Sun 2,143 23.8 N/A
MCA Wong Foo Nam 1,903 21.2 N/A
Katong United Resident Association Felice Leon-Soh 1,354 15.1 N/A
LSP Wee Soo Bee 559 6.2 N/A
Majority 2,593 16.4 N/A
Turnout 888 9.9 N/A
SPA win (new seat)

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