1950 Singapore Municipal Commission election

The 1950 Singapore Municipal Commission election took place on 2 December 1950 to elect 6 of the 27 seats in the Singapore Municipal Commission.[1]

1950 Singapore Municipal Commission election
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← December 1949 2 December 1950 1951 →

6 of the 27 seats in the Municipal Commission
Turnout55.1%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Leader Tan Chye Cheng Peter Williams
Party PP Labour Party Independent
Leader's seat Not Contesting Not Contesting
Seats won 3 1 2
Seat change Decrease3 Increase1 Increase2
Popular vote 3,902 4,793 3,345
Percentage 32.4% 39.8% 27.8%

ResultsEdit

PartyVotes%Seats
WonTotal+/–
Progressive Party3,90232.4139–3
Labour Party4,79339.8113+1
Independents3,34527.7826+2
Total12,040100.006180
Valid votes12,04097.93
Invalid/blank votes2542.07
Total votes12,294100.00
Registered voters/turnout22,32555.07
Source: Singapore Elections

By constituencyEdit

Constituency Electorate Party Candidate Votes %
City 3,372 Independent Jumabhoy Mohamed Jumabhoy 732 37.6
Independent Jiwanbhai Mehta Jamnadas 710 36.4
Independent Mak Pak Shee 259 13.3
Labour Party Mirza Abdul Majid 248 12.7
East 3,962 Progressive Party Frank Caulfield James 1,464 70.6
Labour Party Lee Yong Min 610 29.4
North 3,261 Progressive Party Shunmugh Subra Manyam 836 56.6
Labour Party Rajaratnam Vaithilingam 640 43.4
Rochore 4,872 Independent Sena Ana Mohamed Ali 1,182 49.6
Labour Party Caralapati Raghaviah Dasaratha Raj 1,005 49.3
Independent M. Abdul Rahim Khan 28 1.2
South 4,754 Labour Party Madai Puthan Damodaran Nair 1,871 65.8
Progressive Party Chan Kum Chee 974 34.2
West 2,104 Progressive Party Soh Ghee Soon 628 47.9
Independent Elizabeth Choy-Yong Su-Moi 434 33.1
Labour Party Yap Chin Poh 249 19.0
Source: Singapore Elections

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MUNICIPAL COMMISSION ELECTION 1950". Singapore Elections. Retrieved 15 July 2020.