Mountbatten Single Member Constituency

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Mountbatten
Single Member Constituency
for the Parliament of Singapore
Mountbatten SMC locator map.svg
Region Southeastern Singapore
Electorate 24,143
Current constituency
Created 1959-1997,2011-Incumbent
Member(s) Lim Biow Chuan
Town Council Marine Parade

Mountbatten Single Member Constituency (Chinese: 蒙巴登单选区; Malay: Kawasan Undi Perseorangan Mountbatten; Tamil: மவுன்ட்பேட்டன் தனித்தொகுதி) is a single-member constituency in the central part of Singapore. It was formerly a ward of Marine Parade GRC from 1997 till 2011. It was carved out to be a SMC again in the 2011 election.

The constituency consists of Tanjong Rhu, Old Airport Road, Sports Hub Singapore ,Amber ,Meyer estates,Pine Close,Cassia Crescent,Kanpong Kayu,Kampong Arang,Jalan Tiga,Jalan Enam,Jalan Dua,Jalan Batu,Dakota Crescent,Dakota Close

Mountbatten existed as a constituency from 1959 to 1991 before it was absorbed into Marine Parade GRC in 1997.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Member of Parliament Party Dates Notes
Seow Peck Leng SPA 1959 - 1963
Ng Yeow Chong PAP 1963 – 1980
Eugene Yap Giau Cheng PAP 1980 – 1997
Constituency abolished (1997 – 2011)
Lim Biow Chuan PAP 2011 – Incumbent

Candidates & Results[edit]

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2015: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Lim Biow Chuan 15,331 71.86 +13.24
SPP Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss 6,004 28.14 -13.24
Majority 9,327 43.72 26.48
Rejected ballots 333 2.35
Turnout 21,668 89.7
PAP hold Swing +13.24
General Election 2011: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Lim Biow Chuan 11,985 58.62
NSP Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss 8,461 41.38
Majority 3,524 17.24
Turnout 20,865 87.9
PAP win (new seat)

Elections in 1990s[edit]

General Election 1991: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng 11,029 78.00 -0.2
Independent Yen Kim Khooi 3,119 22.00 +0.2
Majority 7,910 56.0 -0.4
Turnout 14,741 95.1 -0.2
PAP hold Swing -0.2

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1988: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng 12,712 78.20 -3.1
Independent Chiam Pan Boon 3,554 21.80 +3.1
Majority 9,158 56.4 -6.2
Turnout 16,909 95.3 -0.2
PAP hold Swing -3.1
General Election 1984: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng 16,077 81.30 N/A
Independent Tan Ah Teng 3,692 18.70 N/A
Majority 12,385 62.6 N/A
Turnout 20,505 95.5 N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 1980: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng Walkover
Majority
Turnout 14,045
PAP hold Swing

Elections in 1970s[edit]

General Election 1976: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Ng Yeow Chong 9,412 65.9 N/A
UF Seow Khee Leng 4,878 34.1 N/A
Majority 4,534 31.8 N/A
Turnout 14,707 95.3 N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 1972: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Ng Yeow Chong Walkover
Majority
Turnout 14,396
PAP hold Swing

Elections in 1960s[edit]

General Election 1968: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Ng Yeow Chong Walkover
Majority
Turnout 12,760
PAP hold Swing
General Election 1963: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Ng Yeow Chong 7,751 49.0 +25.2
BS Fung Yin Ching 5,158 32.6 +32.6
SA Lee Kim Chuan 1,865 11.8 -21.9
Independent Felice Leon-Soh 1,053 6.7 -8.4
Majority 2,593 16.4 +25.2
Turnout 15,969 94.8 +6.1
PAP gain from SPA Swing +25.2

Notes: SPA joins UMNO-MCA-MIC alliance to form SA in 1963 GE.[1]

Elections in 1950s[edit]

General Election 1959: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±
SPA Seow Peck Leng 3,031 33.7 N/A
PAP Tay Kim Sun 2,143 23.8 N/A
MCA Wong Foo Nam 1,903 21.2 N/A
Katong United Resident Association Felice Leon-Soh 1,354 15.1 N/A
LSP Wee Soo Bee 559 6.2 N/A
Majority 2,593 16.4 N/A
Turnout 888 9.9 N/A
SPA win (new seat)

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