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
Region Western Singapore
Electorate 28,906
Current constituency
Created 1976
Member(s) Sam Tan Chin Siong
Town Council Tanjong Pagar

Radin Mas Single Member Constituency (Chinese: 拉丁马士单选区; Malay: Kawasan Undi Perseorangan Radin Mas; Tamil: ராடின் மாஸ் தனித்தொகுதி) is a Single Member Constituency located in the western area of Singapore. The ward covers a portion of Bukit Merah, specifically the suburbs of Redhill and Telok Blangah. This ward has been carved out during the 2011 General Election and was formerly a ward from the Tanjong Pagar GRC.

Radin Mas used to exist as a single ward from 1976 to 1988 where it was absorbed into the then Tiong Bahru GRC which is subsequently being part of Tanjong Pagar GRC from 1991 to 2011.

Along with Tanjong Pagar GRC, it is managed by Tanjong Pagar Town Council, where its head office are located in Bukit Merah Central.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Member of Parliament Party Dates Notes
N. Naidu Govindasmy PAP 1976 – 1977
Bernard Chen Tien Lap PAP 1977 – 1980
Mohamed Kassim Abdul Jabbar PAP 1980 – 1984
Chng Hee Kok PAP 1984 – 1988
Constituency abolished (1988 – 2011)
Sam Tan Chin Siong PAP 2011 – Incumbent

Candidates and Results[edit]

Elections in the 2010s[edit]

General Election 2015: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Sam Tan Chin Siong 20,230 77.25 +10.15
Reform Kumar Appavoo 3,329 12.71 N/A
Independent Han Hui Hui (Loses deposit) 2,629 10.04 N/A
Majority 16,901 64.54
Rejected ballots 768 2.85
Turnout 26,956 93.25 +2.05
PAP hold Swing
General Election 2011: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Sam Tan Chin Siong 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)

Elections in 1980s[edit]

General Election 1984: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Chng Hee Kok 9,997 54.0 -10.1
WP Wong Hong Toy 8,519 46.0 +10.1
Majority 1,478 8.0 -20.2
Turnout 18,846 95.3 -0.8
PAP hold Swing -10.1
General Election 1980: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Mohamed Kassim Abdul Jabbar 11,335 64.1 -6.5
WP Wong Hong Toy 6,356 35.9 +6.5
Majority 4,979 28.2 -13.0
Turnout 18,115 96.1 +1.5
PAP hold Swing -6.5

Elections in 1970s[edit]

By-election 1977: Radin Mas
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Bernard Chen Tien Lap 12,053 70.6 -5.1
WP Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam 5,021 29.4 +5.1
Majority 7,032 41.2 -10.2
Turnout 17,415 94.6 -2.5
PAP hold Swing -5.1
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)

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