Radin Mas Single Member Constituency

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Radin Mas
Single Member Constituency
for the Parliament of Singapore
Radin Mas SMC locator map.svg
RegionCentral Region, Singapore
Electorate24,980
Current constituency
Created1976; 46 years ago (1976)
Seats1
PartyPAP logo variation.svg People's Action Party
Member(s)Melvin Yong
Town CouncilTanjong Pagar
Merged1988
Merged toTiong Bahru GRC
Reformed2011
Reformed fromTanjong Pagar GRC

The Radin Mas Single Member Constituency is a single member constituency (SMC) located in the central area of Singapore. The ward covers a portion of Bukit Merah, specifically the suburbs of Redhill, Bukit Merah Central, the eastern half of Telok Blangah, Bukit Purmei Estate and Mount Faber. The current Member of Parliament is Melvin Yong of the People's Action Party (PAP).

Town Council[edit]

Radin Mas SMC is managed by the Tanjong Pajar Town Council.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1967 N. Naidu Govindasmy PAP
1977 Bernard Chen Tien Lap
1980 Mohamed Kassim Abdul Jabbar
1984 Chng Hee Kok
Constituency abolished (1988 – 2011)
2011 Sam Tan Chin Siong PAP
2015
2020 Melvin Yong Hik Chye

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 1970s[edit]

General Election 1976: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP N. Naidu Govindasmy 13,246 75.7 N/A
WP Othman bin Abdullah 4,263 24.3 N/A
Majority 8,983 51.4 N/A
Turnout 17,879 97.1 N/A
PAP win (new seat)
By-election 1977: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Bernard Chen Tien Lap 12,053 70.6 Decrease5.1
WP Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam 5,021 29.4 Increase5.1
Majority 7,032 41.2 Decrease10.2
Turnout 17,415 94.6 Decrease2.5
PAP hold Swing Decrease5.1

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1980: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Mohamed Kassim Abdul Jabbar 11,335 64.1 Decrease6.5
WP Wong Hong Toy 6,356 35.9 Increase6.5
Majority 4,979 28.2 Decrease13.0
Turnout 18,115 96.1 Increase1.5
PAP hold Swing Decrease6.5
General Election 1984: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Chng Hee Kok 9,997 54.0 Decrease10.1
WP Wong Hong Toy 8,519 46.0 Increase10.1
Majority 1,478 8.0 Decrease20.2
Turnout 18,846 95.3 Decrease0.8
PAP hold Swing Decrease10.1

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2011: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Sam Tan 18,609 67.1 N/A
NSP Yip Yew Weng 9,123 32.9 N/A
Majority 9,486 34.2 N/A
Turnout 28,401 91.2 N/A
PAP win (new seat)
General Election 2015: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Sam Tan 20,230 77.25 Increase10.15
RP Kumar Appavoo 3,329 12.71 N/A
Independent Han Hui Hui 2,629 10.04 N/A
Majority 16,901 64.54 Increase30.34
Rejected ballots 768 2.85 -
Turnout 26,956 93.25 Increase2.05
PAP hold Swing Increase10.15

Elections in 2020s[edit]

General Election 2020: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Melvin Yong 16,834 74.03 Decrease3.22
RP Kumar Appavoo 5,905 25.97 Increase13.26
Majority 10,929 48.06
Rejected ballots 817 3.47
Turnout 23,556 94.30 Increase1.05
Registered electors 24,980
PAP hold Swing Decrease3.22

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