Kampong Kembangan Single Member Constituency

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Kampong Kembangan Single Member Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 甘榜景万岸單選區; Simplified Chinese: 甘榜景万岸单选区) is a former single member constituency in Kembangan.

Formation and Dissolution[edit]

In the early days from the 1959, this ward was created for the Kampong Kembangan after the dissolution of Ulu Bedok ward. It was subsequently absorbed into Aljunied Group Representation Constituency along with Kampong Ubi ward in prior to 1988 elections which was helmed by George Yeo, and had HDB apartments in Kembangan (together with Kembangan MRT Station and the ward was renamed to Aljunied-Kembangan on 2001. Changes was made again in prior to 2006 elections that merges this ward and Kampong Ubi ward but it is called Kampong Ubi-Kembangan, however, they were under Marine Parade GRC instead and merged Kampong Chai Chee portion of Kaki Bukit, thus forming Kembangan-Chai Chee.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Absorbed into Aljunied GRC in 1988. Presently a ward with Chai Chee, thus called Kembangan-Chai Chee.

Candidates and results[edit]

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1984: Kampong Kembangan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Yatiman bin Yusof 12,125 55.71 -23.03
WP Mohamed Jufrie bin Mahmood 8,210 44.29 +44.29
PAP hold Swing -23.03
General Election 1980: Kampong Kembangan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Mansor Sukaimi 11,194 78.74 +14.72
PKMS Jamal Bin Idris 3,023 21.26 +21.26
PAP hold Swing +6.49

Elections in 1970s[edit]

General Election 1976: Kampong Kembangan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Mansor Sukaimi 8,028 64.02 +6.49
WP R. Murugason 4,511 35.98 +3.55
PAP hold Swing +6.49
General Election 1972: Kampong Kembangan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Mohamed Ariff bin Suradi 9,671 57.53
WP Othman Abdullah 5,451 32.43
United National Front Kamaruddin Hassan 1,687 10.04
PAP hold Swing

Elections in 1960s[edit]

General Election 1968: Kampong Kembangan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Mohamed Ariff bin Suradi Walkover
PAP hold Swing
General Election 1963: Kampong Kembangan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Mohamed Ariff bin Suradi 7,127 48.31 +11.58
SA Mohammed Ali bin Alwi 3,692 25.03 -13.83
Partai Rakyat Saleha binte Mohamed Shah 2,674 18.13 +16.11
UPP Ibrahim bin Jaffar 914 6.20 +6.20
Pan Malayan Islamic Party Mohamed Dali bin Muin 344 2.33 +0.31
PAP gain from UMNO Swing +11.58

Elections in 1950s[edit]

General Election 1959: Kampong Kembangan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UMNO Mohammed Ali bin Alwi 4,443 38.86
PAP Othman bin Wok 4,199 36.73
SPA Mohamed bin Haji Yacob 2,028 17.74
Partai Rakyat Abdul Latiff bin Ibrahim 231 2.02
Pan Malayan Islamic Party Yahiya bin Haji Mohamed Ghouse 231 2.02
Singapore Malay Union Jaffar bin Abdul Ghani 215 1.88
UMNO win (new seat)

Note 1: In 1957, Singapore Malay Union (SMU) was expelled by its alliance partners consisted of UMNO and MCA for fielding a candidate in that by-election which was the reason for the elections department of Singapore to view Fatimah as another independent candidate.

Note 2: 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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