Radin Mas Single Member Constituency

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Radin Mas Single Member Constituency (Simplified Chinese: 拉丁马士单选区;Traditional Chinese: 拉丁馬士單選區) is a Single Member Constituency located in the western area of Singapore. The ward covers the area of Radin Mas. This ward has been carved out during the 2011 General Election and was formerly a ward from the Tanjong Pagar GRC.

Radin Mas used to exist as a single ward from 1976 to 1988 where it was absorbed into the then Tiong Bharu GRC which is subsequently being part of Tanjong Pagar GRC on 1991.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Member of Parliament Party Dates Notes
N. Naidu Govindasmy PAP 1976 – 1977
Bernard Chen Tien Lap PAP 1977 – 1980
Mohamed Kassim Abdul Jabbar PAP 1980 – 1984
Chng Hee Kok PAP 1984 – 1988

Constituency abolished (1988 – 2011)

Member of Parliament Party Dates Notes
Sam Tan Chin Siong PAP 2011 – Incumbent

Candidates and Results[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

General Election 2011: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Sam Tan Chin Siong 18,609 67.1
NSP Yip Yew Weng 9,123 32.9
Majority 9,486 34.2
Turnout 28,401 91.2
PAP win (new seat)

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1984: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Chng Hee Kok 9,997 54.0 -10.1
WP Wong Hong Toy 8,519 46.0 +10.1
Majority 1,478 8.0 -20.2
Turnout 18,846 95.3 -0.8
PAP hold Swing -10.1
General Election 1980: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Mohamed Kassim Abdul Jabbar 11,335 64.1 -6.5
WP Wong Hong Toy 6,356 35.9 +6.5
Majority 4,979 28.2 -13.0
Turnout 18,115 96.1 +1.5
PAP hold Swing -6.5

Elections in 1970s[edit]

By-election 1977: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Bernard Chen Tien Lap 12,053 70.6 -5.1
WP Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam 5,021 29.4 +5.1
Majority 7,032 41.2 -10.2
Turnout 17,415 94.6 -2.5
PAP hold Swing -5.1
General Election 1976: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP N. Naidu Govindasmy 13,246 75.7 N/A
WP Othman bin Abdullah 4,263 24.3 N/A
Majority 8,983 51.4 N/A
Turnout 17,879 97.1 N/A
PAP win (new seat)

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