Siglap Single Member Constituency

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Siglap Single Member Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 實乞納單選區; Simplified Chinese: 实乞纳单选区) is a defunct Single Member Constituency in the eastern area in Singapore mainly in Siglap area that existed since 1959 general elections til prior to 1991 general elections where it was absorbed into the then defunct Bedok GRC.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Constituency Abolished (1991 – present), part of sub-constituency in East Coast Group Representation Constituency

Candidates and Results[edit]

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1988: Siglap
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Abdullah Tarmugi 12,101 73.73
WP Chong Tung Shang 4,311 26.27
Turnout 16,816 90.2
PAP hold Swing
General Election 1984: Siglap
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Abdullah Tarmugi Walkover
Turnout 17,090
PAP hold Swing
General Election 1980: Siglap
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Abdul Rahim Ishak 11,564 77.91 -0.29
WP Royston George Scharenguivel 3,278 22.09 +22.09
Turnout 15,291 91.7 -0.5
PAP hold Swing -0.29

Elections in 1970s[edit]

General Election 1976: Siglap
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Abdul Rahim Ishak 9,733 78.20 -0.43
UF Weerappulli K. W. B. 2,714 21.80 +21.80
Turnout 12,773 92.2 -0.1
PAP hold Swing -0.43
General Election 1972: Siglap
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Abdul Rahim Ishak 11,456 78.63
WP Ariffin Noordin 2,529 17.36
United National Front Yahiya bin Haji Mohamed Ghouse 584 4.01
Turnout 14,844 92.3
PAP hold Swing

Elections in 1960s[edit]

General Election 1968: Siglap
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Abdul Rahim bin Ishak Walkover
Turnout 11,627
PAP hold Swing
General Election 1963: Siglap
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Abdul Rahim bin Ishak 9,342 62.12 +27.78
Partai Rakyat Tay Check Yaw 2,618 17.41 +12.84
SA Soo Ban Hoe 1,488 9.89 -1.16
UPP Ong Jin Teck 1,365 9.08 +9.08
Independent Koh Tee Kin 225 1.50 -25.06
Turnout 15,128 95.1 +7.4
PAP hold Swing +27.78

Elections in 1950s[edit]

General Election 1959: Siglap
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Sahorah bte Ahmat 4,407 34.34
Independent Koh Tee Kin 3,408 26.56
LSP John Snodgrass 1,511 11.78
UMNO Mohamed Sidik bin Haji Abdul Hamid 1,418 11.05
Independent Abdullah Masood 1,267 9.87
Partai Rakyat Pang Toon Tin 587 4.57
Pan Malayan Islamic Party Wanjor bin Abubakar 234 1.83
Turnout 12,892 87.7
PAP win (new seat)

Note: UMNO, MCA and MIC together with Singapore People's Alliance was informally formed as an alliance in 1961, where it still within this term of election which was the reason for the elections department of Singapore to view Mohammed Ali as a candidate for Singapore Alliance.

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