Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Nee Soon GRC)
Jump to: navigation, search
Nee Soon
Group Representation Constituency
for the Parliament of Singapore
Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency
Region Northwestern Singapore
Electorate 148,290
Current constituency
Created 2011
Number of members 5
Member(s) K. Shanmugam
Kwek Hian Chuan Henry
Lee Bee Wah
Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim
Ng Kok Kwang Louis
Town Council Nee Soon

Not to be confused with another ward with similar name that existed since pre-independence era until prior to 1988 general elections called Nee Soon constituency.

Nee Soon Group Representation Constituency (Chinese: 义顺集选区; Malay: Kawasan Undi Perwakilan Berkumpulan Nee Soon; Tamil: நீ சூன் குழுத் தொகுதி) is a five-member Group Representation Constituency (GRC) in the north region of Singapore. The GRC includes Yishun Housing Estate, private residential areas along Sembawang Road and part of Sembawang.

The GRC is formed during 2011 election, which absorb former Nee Soon Central SMC, Nee Soon East SMC and 2 divisions from Sembawang GRC (Canberra and Chong Pang Division) and a division from Ang Mo Kio GRC(Nee Soon South).In 2015,Canberra returns to Sembawang GRC and The GRC absorb Kebun Baru from Ang Mo Kio Group Representation Group Constituency.

Nee Soon GRC is currently led by Law Minister and Minister of Home Affairs K. Shanmugam.

Operational responsibility[edit]

  • Chong Pang - Blk 1xx and partial Blk 2xx in Yishun
  • Nee Soon Central - Blk 6xx, 7xx and 9xx of Yishun
  • Nee Soon East - Blk 2xx and partial 3xx of Yishun
  • Nee Soon South - Blk 5xx of Yishun and partial Blk 7xx & 8xx in Yishun and Springside Estate
  • Kebun Baru - Blk 1xx (some) and 244 to 260 of Ang Mo Kio and Sembawang Hills Estate

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Canberra Chong Pang Nee Soon Central Nee Soon East Nee Soon South Kebun Baru
2006 Sembawang GRC SMC SMC Ang Mo Kio GRC
2011 Lim Wee Kiak K Shanmugam Faishal Ibrahim Patrick Tay Lee Bee Wah Ang Mo Kio GRC
2015 Sembawang GRC Ng Kok Kwang Louis Henry Kwek

Candidates and Results[edit]

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2015: Nee Soon GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP K. Shanmugam
Henry Kwek
Lee Bee Wah
Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim
Ng Kok Kwang Louis
82,197 66.83 Increase8.43
WP Foo Seck Guan
Gurmit Singh S/O Sadhu Singh
Koh Tiong Yee
Cheryl Denise Loh Xiu Wen
Ron Tan Jun Yen
40,796 33.17 Decrease8.43
Majority 41,401 33.66 Increase11.34
Rejected ballots 1,682 1.25
Turnout 134,250 94.28 Decrease0.52
PAP hold Swing Increase11.34
General Election 2011: Nee Soon GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP K. Shanmugam
Lee Bee Wah
Lim Wee Kiak
Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim
Patrick Tay Teck Guan
80,740 58.40
WP Poh Lee Guan
John Yam
Angela Faye Oon
Watson Chong Cham Weng
Sanjeev Kamalasanan
57,523 41.60
Turnout 140,604 94.80 N/A
PAP win (new seat)

See also[edit]