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
Darryl David
Koh Poh Koon
Ang Hin Kee
Intan Azura Mokhtar
Gan Thiam Poh
Town Council Ang Mo Kio
Billboard at Anchorvale commemorating National Day 2006, showing the Members of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio GRC after the elections in 2006.
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, Cheng San, Yio Chu Kang, Seletar Hills and a small portion of Kebun Baru, the rest of which is part of another GRC), Jalan Kayu, the northern half of Serangoon North, the western half of Sengkang (Fernvale), a portion of northern Hougang, and a small portion of Yishun.

In the 2001 general election, the constituency was enlarged to include most parts of the Cheng San Group Representation Constituency, while during the general election in 2006, the Yio Chu Kang division – where the centre of Ang Mo Kio town is located – was hived off as a Single Member Constituency (SMC). In 2011, Yio Chu Kang was returned to Ang Mo Kio GRC, while the Sengkang West division was carved out into an SMC, which till today is still managed by the Ang Mo Kio Town Council.

Nee Soon South had been part of the GRC until 2011 and Kebun Baru had been part of the GRC until 2015 – both were transferred to the Nee Soon GRC. In their place, parts of northern Hougang were progressively introduced into the GRC - Aljunied-Hougang was introduced in place of Nee Soon South, and Punggol South in place of Kebun Bahru.

Ang Mo Kio GRC is led by the third Prime Minister of Singapore and PAP secretary-general Lee Hsien Loong, who is the MP for the Teck Ghee district. It is co-led by Darryl David, MP for Ang Mo Kio-Hougang. The GRC has been held by the People's Action Party since its formation in 1991, and had been uncontested in every general election 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 and Cheng San GRC as Chong Boon SMC SMC SMC Cheng San GRC
as Cheng San
Cheng San GRC Cheng San GRC
as Punggol South
Formation
1991 Lau Ping Sum Lee Hsien Loong Umar Abdul Hamid Yeo Toon Chia SMC Cheng San GRC
as Cheng San
Cheng San GRC Carved from Jalan Kayu Cheng San GRC
as Punggol South
1997 Seng Han Thong Inderjit Singh Tang Guan Seng Tan Boon Wan
2001 Dissolved and merged into Ang mo kio-Hougang ward. Balaji Sadasivan
(d. 2010)
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 from heart failure in his sleep on 27 September 2010 during his term as Member of Parliament.

Electoral map[edit]

  • Cheng San-Seletar – Blocks 422–453A, 501–513, 520–539, 570–578, 584–587, 588A–D, 590A & B, 591A and 596A–D in Ang Mo Kio, Seletar Hills, Cactus & Sunrise Estates, Amoy Quee Camp.
  • Jalan Kayu – Blocks 540–565 in Ang Mo Kio, Blocks 501–554 Serangoon North, Blocks 978A–988C Buangkok Crescent, Kampong Lorong Buangkok, Gerald, Mugliston and Luxus Hills Estate , Jalan kayu shophouses , Seletar aerospace park , Seletar airport & Ang mo kio industrial park 2,AMK Techpark ,Northstar building
  • Teck Ghee – Blocks 206–208, 215–220, 301–348, 350–354, 401–422 and 455–476 of Ang Mo Kio, Pathlight School and Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 1
  • Yio Chu Kang – Blocks 119–128, 201–205, 209–214, 221–235, 601–650 and 7xx of Ang Mo Kio, Lentor Estate/Far Horizon Gardens
  • Ang Mo Kio-Hougang – Blocks 601–680 and Block 9xx of Hougang
  • Sengkang South – Blocks 435–458, 534–580 and 681–699D of Hougang and Fernvale Blocks 403A–407B and 441–453

Candidates and results[edit]

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2015: Ang Mo Kio GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Lee Hsien Loong
Darryl David
Ang Hin Kee
Intan Azura Mokhtar
Gan Thiam Poh
Koh Poh Koon
135,115 78.63 Increase9.3
Reform Osman Bin Sulaiman
Gilbert Goh
M Ravi
Roy Ngerng
Siva Chandran
Jessie Loo
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
Yeo Guat Kwang
Inderjit Singh
Seng Han Thong
Ang Hin Kee
Intan Azura Mokhtar
112,677 69.33 Increase3.19
Reform Arthero Lim
Alex Tan
Osman Bin Sulaiman
Mensor Rahman
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 Lee Hsien Loong
Balaji Sadasivan
Inderjit Singh
Wee Siew Kim
Lam Pin Min
Lee Bee Wah
96,636 66.14
WP Yaw Shin Leong
Abdul Salim Bin Haroun
Han Su May
Lee Wai Leng
Tan Kian Hwee Melvin
Gopal Krishnan
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 Lee Hsien Loong
Inderjit Singh
Seng Han Thong
Tan Boon Wan
Wee Siew Kim
Balaji Sadasivan
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 Tang Guan Seng
Lee Hsien Loong
Inderjit Singh
Seng Han Thong
Tan Boon Wan
Walkover
Turnout 125,344 N/A N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 1991: Ang Mo Kio GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Yeo Toon Chia
Lee Hsien Loong
Lau Pin Sum
umar Abdul Hamid
Walkover
Turnout 74,004 N/A N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A

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