West Coast Group Representation Constituency

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West Coast
Group Representation Constituency
for the Parliament of Singapore
West Coast GRC locator map.svg
RegionWest Region, Singapore
Electorate146,251
Current constituency
Created1997; 25 years ago (1997)
Seats5
PartyPAP logo variation.svg People's Action Party
Member(s)S Iswaran
Desmond Lee
Foo Mee Har
Rachel Ong
Ang Wei Neng
Town CouncilWest Coast
Created from

The West Coast Group Representation Constituency is a five-member Group Representation Constituency (GRC) located in the western area of Singapore. The five divisions consists: Ayer Rajah-Gek Poh, West Coast, Boon Lay, Nanyang and Telok Blangah. West Coast GRC covers the areas of Ayer Rajah, Dover, Pasir Panjang, the south-western area, West Coast, Jurong, Jurong Island, Sentosa, Telok Blangah, Tuas and much of Singapore's southern & western territorial waters and offshore islands in the area. The current Members of Parliament for the constituency are S Iswaran, Desmond Lee, Foo Mee Har, Rachel Ong and Ang Wei Neng from the People's Action Party (PAP). [1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Division Members of Parliament Party
1997
  • Clementi
  • Pasir Panjang
  • Telok Blangah
  • West Coast
PAP
2001
  • Boon Lay
  • Clementi
  • Pioneer
  • Telok Blangah
  • West Coast
2006
  • Boon Lay
  • Clementi
  • Pioneer
  • Telok Blangah
  • West Coast–Ayer Rajah
2011
  • Ayer Rajah
  • Boon Lay
  • Clementi
  • Telok Blangah
  • West Coast
2015
  • Ayer Rajah
  • Boon Lay
  • Telok Blangah
  • West Coast
2020
  • Ayer Rajah-Gek Poh
  • Boon Lay
  • Nanyang
  • Telok Blangah
  • West Coast

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 1990s[edit]

General Election 1997: West Coast GRC[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
PAP S Iswaran
Lim Hng Kiang
Bernard Chen
Wan Soon Bee
48,275 70.14
WP Mike Chan
D'Cruz Anthony
John Gan Eng Guan
Ng Teck Siong
20,550 29.86
Majority 27,725 40.2
Turnout 70,587 95.4
PAP win (new seat)

Elections in 2000s[edit]

General Election 2001: West Coast GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP S Iswaran
Lim Hng Khiang
Cedric Foo
Arthur Fong
Madeline Ho
Unopposed
Registered electors 110,779
PAP hold
General Election 2006: West Coast GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP S Iswaran
Lim Hng Khiang
Cedric Foo
Arthur Fong
Madeline Ho
Unopposed
Registered electors 137,739
PAP hold

Elections in 2010s[edit]

General Election 2011: West Coast GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP S Iswaran
Lim Hng Kiang
Arthur Jen Fong
Lawrence Wong
Foo Mee Har
72,563 66.66 N/A
RP Kenneth Jeyaretnam
Andy Zhu
Frankie Low
Kumar Appavoo
Haren Hu
36,443 33.34 N/A
Majority 36,120 33.2 N/A
Turnout 111,827 92.4 N/A
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 2015: West Coast GRC
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP S Iswaran
Lim Hng Kiang
Foo Mee Har
Patrick Tay
71,091 78.57 Increase11.91
RP Kenneth Jeyaretnam
Andy Zhu
Darren Soh
Noraini Yunus
19,392 21.43 Decrease11.91
Majority 51,699 57.1 Increase23.9
Rejected ballots 2,415 1.83 -
Turnout 92,898 93.6 Increase1.2
PAP hold Swing Increase11.91

Elections in 2020s[edit]

General Election 2020: West Coast GRC[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP S Iswaran
Desmond Lee
Foo Mee Har
Rachel Ong
Ang Wei Neng
71,658 51.68 Decrease26.89
PSP Tan Cheng Bock
Hazel Poa
Leong Mun Wai
Nadarajah Loganathan
Jeffrey Khoo
66,996 48.32 N/A
Majority 4,662 3.36 Decrease53.74
Rejected ballots 1,645 1.17 Decrease0.66
Turnout 140,299 95.8 Increase2.2
Registered electors 146,251
PAP hold Swing Decrease26.89

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ng, Kelly (30 June 2020). "GE2020: PAP's West Coast team led by ministers S Iswaran, Desmond Lee up against Tan Cheng Bock's PSP". Business Times. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  2. ^ "1997 PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS". Retrieved 19 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Statement of Poll for the Electoral Division of West Coast" (PDF). Retrieved 19 October 2020.