Mountbatten Single Member Constituency

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Mountbatten
Single Member Constituency
for the Parliament of Singapore
Mountbatten SMC locator map.svg
RegionCentral Region, Singapore
Electorate24,267
Current constituency
Created1957; 65 years ago (1957)
Seats1
PartyPAP logo variation.svg People's Action Party
Member(s)Lim Biow Chuan
Town CouncilMarine Parade
Merged1997
Merged toMarine Parade GRC
Reformed2011
Reformed fromMarine Parade GRC

The Mountbatten Single Member Constituency is a single member constituency in the central-southeastern part of Singapore. The current Member of Parliament for the constituency is Lim Biow Chuan of the People's Action Party (PAP).

Town Council[edit]

Mountbatten SMC is managed by the Marine Parade Town Council.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
Legislative Assembly of Singapore
1959 Seow Peck Leng SPA
1963 Ng Yeow Chong PAP
Parliament of Singapore
1968 Ng Yeow Chong PAP
1972
1976
1980 Eugene Yap Giau Cheng
1984
1988
1991
Constituency abolished (1997 – 2011)
2011 Lim Biow Chuan PAP
2015
2020

Electoral results[edit]

Note : Elections Department Singapore do not include rejected votes for calculation of candidate's vote share. Hence, the total of all candidates' vote share will be 100%.

Elections in 1950s[edit]

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

Elections in 1960s[edit]

General Election 1963: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ng Yeow Chong 7,751 49.0 Increase25.2
BS Fung Yin Ching 5,158 32.6 Increase32.6
SA Lee Kim Chuan 1,865 11.8 Decrease21.9
Independent Felice Leon-Soh 1,053 6.7 Decrease8.4
Majority 2,593 16.4 Increase25.2
Turnout 15,969 94.8 Increase6.1
PAP gain from SPA Swing Increase25.2

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

General Election 1968: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ng Yeow Chong Unopposed
Registered electors 12,760
PAP hold

Elections in 1970s[edit]

General Election 1972: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ng Yeow Chong Unopposed
Registered electors 14,396
PAP hold
General Election 1976: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Ng Yeow Chong 9,412 65.9 N/A
DPP 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

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1980: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng Unopposed
Registered electors 14,045
PAP hold
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 1988: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng 12,712 78.20 Decrease3.1
Independent Chiam Pan Boon 3,554 21.80 Increase3.1
Majority 9,158 56.4 Decrease6.2
Turnout 16,909 95.3 Decrease0.2
PAP hold Swing Decrease3.1

Elections in 1990s[edit]

General Election 1991: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Eugene Yap Giau Cheng 11,029 78.00 Decrease0.2
Independent Yen Kim Khooi 3,119 22.00 Increase0.2
Majority 7,910 56.0 Decrease0.4
Turnout 14,741 95.1 Decrease0.2
PAP hold Swing Decrease0.2

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2011: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lim Biow Chuan 11,985 58.62 N/A
NSP Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss 8,461 41.38 N/A
Majority 3,524 17.24 N/A
Turnout 20,865 87.9 N/A
PAP win (new seat)
General Election 2015: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lim Biow Chuan 15,331 71.86 Increase13.24
SPP Jeannette Chong-Aruldoss 6,004 28.14 N/A
Majority 9,327 43.72 Increase26.48
Rejected ballots 333 2.35
Turnout 21,668 89.75
PAP hold Swing Increase13.24

Elections in 2020s[edit]

General Election 2020: Mountbatten
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lim Biow Chuan 16,227 73.84 Increase1.98
PV Sivakumaran Chellappa 5,748 26.16 N/A
Majority 10,479 47.68
Rejected ballots 584 2.59
Turnout 22,559 92.96 Increase3.21
Registered electors 24,267
PAP hold Swing Increase1.98

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Singapore People's Alliance".