Yio Chu Kang Single Member Constituency

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Yio Chu Kang
Single Member Constituency
for the Parliament of Singapore
Yio Chu Kang SMC locator map.svg
RegionNorth-East Region, Singapore
Electorate26,005
Current constituency
Created1980; 42 years ago (1980)
Seats1
PartyPAP logo variation.svg People's Action Party
Member(s)Yip Hon Weng
Town CouncilAng Mo Kio
Merged1991, 2011
Merged toAng Mo Kio GRC
Reformed2006, 2020
Reformed fromAng Mo Kio GRC

The Yio Chu Kang Single Member Constituency is a single member constituency (SMC) in the north-eastern area, Singapore. The current Member of Parliament for the constituency is Yip Hon Weng of the People's Action Party (PAP).

Town council[edit]

Yio Chu Kang SMC, alongside Kebun Baru SMC and Ang Mo Kio GRC, is managed by the Ang Mo Kio Town Council.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1980 Lau Ping Sum PAP
1984
1988
Constituency abolished (1991–2006)
2006 Seng Han Thong PAP
Constituency abolished (2011–2020)
2020 Yip Hon Weng PAP

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 1980s[edit]

General Election 1980: Yio Chu Kang
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lau Ping Sum 11,607 87.5 N/A
United People's Front Piaro Lachhu S. 1,653 12.5 N/A
Majority 9,954 75.00 N/A
Turnout 13,640 97.3 N/A
PAP win (new seat)
General Election 1984: Yio Chu Kang
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lau Ping Sum 11,977 76.7 Decrease10.8
United People's Front Munjeet Singh 3,647 23.3 Increase10.8
Majority 8,330 53.40 Decrease21.6
Turnout 16,281 97.3 0
PAP hold Swing Decrease21.6
General Election 1988: Yio Chu Kang
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Lau Ping Sum 10,996 73.7 Decrease3.0
NSP Rasiah Thiagarajah 3,931 26.3 Increase26.3
Majority 7,065 47.40 Decrease21.6
Turnout 15,376 96.2 Decrease1.1
PAP hold Swing Decrease3.0

Elections in 2000s[edit]

General Election 2006: Yio Chu Kang
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Seng Han Thong 15,726 68.28 N/A
SDA Yip Yew Weng 7,307 31.72 N/A
Majority 8,419 36.56 N/A
Turnout 23,524 93.8 N/A
PAP win (new seat)

Elections in 2020s[edit]

General Election 2020: Yio Chu Kang
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PAP Yip Hon Weng 14,756 60.83 N/A
PSP Kayla Low 9,500 39.17 N/A
Majority 5,256 21.66
Rejected ballots 413 1.67
Turnout 24,669 94.86 N/A
Registered electors 26,005
PAP win (new seat)

References[edit]