Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency

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Not to be confused with another ward with similar name that existed since pre-independence era until prior to 1988 general elections called Nee Soon constituency.

Yishun Group Representation Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 义顺集選區; Simplified Chinese: 义顺集选区) is a five-member Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the north region of Singapore. The GRC includes Yishun Housing Estate, private residential areas along Sembawang Road and part of Sembawang.

The GRC is formed during 2011 election, which absorb former Nee Soon Central SMC, Nee Soon East SMC and 2 divisions from Sembawang GRC and a division from Ang Mo Kio GRC.

Nee Soon GRC is currently led by Law Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs K. Shanmugam.

Operational responsibility[edit]

  • Canberra - Blk 3xx and 5xx of Sembawang
  • Chong Pang - Blk 1xx and partial Blk 7xx in Yishun
  • Nee Soon Central - Blk 6xx and 9xx of Yishun
  • Nee Soon East - Blk 2xx, 3xx and 4xx of Yishun, Khatib and Simpang
  • Nee Soon South - Partial Blk 7xx and 8xx of Yishun, Lentor and Springside Estate

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Canberra Chong Pang Nee Soon Central Nee Soon East Nee Soon South
2006 Sembawang GRC SMC SMC Ang Mo Kio GRC
Formation
2011 Lim Wee Kiak K Shanmugam Faishal Ibrahim Patrick Tay Lee Bee Wah

Candidates and Results[edit]

General Election 2011: Nee Soon GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP K. Shanmugam
Lee Bee Wah
Lim Wee Kiak
Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim
Patrick Tay Teck Guan
80,740 58.40%
WP Poh Lee Guan
John Yam
Angela Faye Oon
Watson Chong Cham Weng
Sanjeev Kamalasanan
57,523 41.60%
Turnout 140,604 94.80% N/A
PAP win (new seat)

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