Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency

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Not to be confused with another defunct ward that is a pre-independence era's ward which existed since 1959 to 1991 and reappeared for once in 2001 called Bukit Timah Single Member Constituency where that ward consist mainly in Bukit Timah areas and parts of Clementi town but not in the Jurong area such as Yuhua etc. .

Bukit Timah Group Representation Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 武吉知馬集選區;Simplified Chinese: 武吉知马集选区) is a defunct five-member Group Representation Constituency located in the western area of Singapore. It consists of largely Bukit Timah areas, and including parts of Jurong, Clementi and Bukit Batok areas as well. The GRC has only appeared once in 1997 which the ruling party, People's Action Party received a walkover on the nomination day, which is similar to Kreta Ayer-Tanglin GRC's fate.

It was headed by Minister in Prime Minister's Office Lim Boon Heng during the last tenure from 1997 to 2001.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Yuhua Bukit Batok Ulu Pandan Bukit Timah Jurong
1991 Yuhua SMC
Bukit Timah SMC
Jurong SMC
1997 Yu-Foo Yee Shoon Ong Chit Chung Lim Boon Heng Wang Kai Yuen R Ravindran
2001 Jurong GRC
Holland-Bukit Panjang GRC
Bukit Timah SMC
Jurong GRC as Taman Jurong & West Coast GRC as Pioneer

Candidates and results[edit]

General Election 1997: Bukit Timah GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Wang Kai Yuen
Lim Boon Heng
Yu-Foo Yee Shoon
Ong Chit Chung
R Ravindran
Walkover N/A
Turnout 118,248 N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A

See also[edit]