Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Constituency

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Ang Mo Kio
Group Representation Constituency
for the Parliament of Singapore
Ang Mo Kio Group Group Representation Constituency
Region Central Singapore
Electorate 187,771
Current constituency
Created 1991
Number of members 6
Member(s) Lee Hsien Loong
Ang Hin Kee
Intan Azura Mokhtar
Darryl David
Gan Thiam Poh
Koh Poh Koon
Town Council Ang Mo Kio
Billboard at Anchorvale commemorating National Day 2006, showing the current Members of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio GRC.
Not to be confused with the similarly named, now-defunct Ang Mo Kio Single Member Constituency that existed prior to the 1991 elections, when this ward was formed.

Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Constituency (Chinese: 宏茂桥集选区; Malay: Kawasan Undi Perwakilan Berkumpulan Ang Mo Kio; Tamil: அங் மோ கியோ குழுத் தொகுதி) is a six-member Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the north eastern region of Singapore. The constituency encompasses the majority of Ang Mo Kio, Teck Ghee, Kebun Baru, Yio Chu Kang, Jalan Kayu, Seletar Hills, part of Serangoon North, the western portion of Sengkang - Fernvale, Anchorvale and a western portion of Hougang. In the 2001 general election, the constituency was enlarged to include most parts of the Cheng San Group Representation Constituency.

The town centre of Ang Mo Kio was part of the group representation constituency until the general election in 2006, when the boundaries were redrawn and an area was carved out into a new Single Member Constituency known as Yio Chu Kang Single Member Constituency. In 2011, it absorb into Ang Mo Kio GRC again, while Sengkang West division was carved out into newly Sengkang West Single Member Constituency.

Nee Soon South had been part of the GRC until 2011 and Kebun Baru had been part of the GRC until 2015, which transferred to newly created Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency. While the constituency was enlarge to most parts of Aljunied GRC Aljunied-Hougang ward and Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC Punggol South ward.

Ang Mo Kio GRC is led by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who is the MP for Teck Ghee. The GRC has been held by the People's Action Party since its formation in 1991. The constituency had never been contested before in the three general elections before 2006.

The western portion of the GRC consists of parts of the Central Catchment Nature Reserve while in the northeastern corner, it fronts a short coastline in the Straits of Johor with 2 reclaimed islands, Pulau Punggol Barat and Pulau Punggol Timor.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Yio Chu Kang Teck Ghee Kebun Baru Ang Mo Kio Nee Soon South Cheng San-Seletar Jalan Kayu Sengkang West Ang Mo Kio-Hougang Sengkang South
1988 SMC SMC SMC SMC SMC Cheng San GRC
as Cheng San
Cheng San GRC
Formation
1991 Lau Ping Sum Lee Hsien Loong Umar Abdul Hamid Yeo Toon Chia SMC Cheng San GRC
as Cheng San
Cheng San GRC
1997 Seng Han Thong Inderjit Singh Tang Guan Seng Tan Boon Wan Cheng San GRC
as Punggol South
2001 Balaji Sadasivan Wee Siew Kim Aljunied GRC
as Aljunied-Hougang
Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC
as Punggol South
2006 SMC Lee Bee Wah Lam Pin Min
2011 Seng Han Thong Nee Soon GRC Ang Hin Kee Intan Azura Mokhtar SMC Yeo Guat Kwang
2015 Koh Poh Koon Nee Soon GRC Darryl David Gan Thiam Poh

Dr Balaji Sadasivan died on 27 September 2010 during his term as Member of Parliament.

Operational responsibility[edit]

  • Cheng San-Seletar - Blocks 501-513, 520-539, 570-578, 584-587, 588A-D, 590A & B, 591A and 596A-D in Ang Mo Kio, Nanyang Polytechnic and Amoy Quee Camp (including the military at Lentor East)
  • Jalan Kayu - Blocks 540 - 565 in Ang Mo Kio, Blocks 501 - 554 Serangoon North, Blocks 978A - 988C Buangkok Crescent, Seletar Camp, Seletar Aerospace Park, Seletar Country Club, Mimosa Estate and Luxus Hills Estate
  • Teck Ghee - Blocks 301-348, 350-354 and 401-476 of Ang Mo Kio
  • Yio Chu Kang - Blocks 119-128, 201-235, 601-650 and 7xx of Ang Mo Kio, AMK Hub, Ang Mo Kio Town Garden West and Lentor Estate/Far Horizon Gardens
  • Ang Mo Kio-Hougang - Blocks 601 - 680 and Block 9xx of Hougang
  • Sengkang South - Blocks 436 - 458, 535 - 579 and 681 - 699D of Hougang, Sengkang West Road and Seletar (Jalan Tari Dulang)

Candidates and results[edit]

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2015: Ang Mo Kio GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lee Hsien Loong
Ang Hin Kee
Intan Azura Mokhtar
Darryl David
Gan Thiam Poh
Koh Poh Koon
135,115 78.63 Increase9.3
Reform M Ravi
Osman Bin Sulaiman
Gilbert Goh
Jesse Loo
Roy Ngerng
Siva Chandran
36,711 21.37 Decrease9.3
Majority 98,404 57.26
Rejected ballots 4,887 2.60
Turnout 176,713 94.11 Increase0.51
PAP hold Swing
General Election 2011: Ang Mo Kio GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lee Hsien Loong
Inderjit Singh
Seng Han Thong
Yeo Guat Kwang
Ang Hin Kee
Intan Azura Mokhtar
112,677 69.33 Increase3.19
Reform Osman Bin Sulaiman
Mansor Rahman
Arthero Lim
Alex Tan
Lim Zi Rui
Vigneswari Ramachandran
49,851 30.67 N/A
Turnout 167,562 93.6 Increase0.4
PAP hold Swing Increase3.14

Elections in 2000s[edit]

General Election 2006: Ang Mo Kio GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Inderjit Singh
Lee Hsien Loong
Lam Pin Min
Lee Bee Wah
Balaji Sadasivan
Wee Siew Kim
96,636 66.14
WP Abdul Salim Bin Harun
Gopal Krishnan
Han Su May
Lee Wai Leng
Tan Kian Hwee Melvin
Yaw Shin Leong
49,479 33.86
Turnout 149,094 93.2 N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 2001: Ang Mo Kio GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Inderjit Singh
Lee Hsien Loong
Seng Han Thong
Tan Boon Wan
Balaji Sadasivan
Wee Siew Kim
Walkover
Turnout 166,644 N/A N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A

Elections in 1990s[edit]

General Election 1997: Ang Mo Kio GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Inderjit Singh
Lee Hsien Loong
Seng Han Thong
Tan Boon Wan
Tang Guan Seng
Walkover
Turnout 125,344 N/A N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 1991: Ang Mo Kio GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lau Ping Sum
Lee Hsien Loong
Umar Abdul Hamid
Yeo Toon Chia
Walkover
Turnout 74,004 N/A N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A

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