1951 Singapore City Council election

Elections to Singapore City Council were held for the first time on 1 December 1951 to elect six of the council's 18 members.[1]

1951 Singapore City Council election
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← 1950 1 December 1951 1952 →

6 of 27 seats in the City Council
Turnout59.3%
  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 2 3 1
Seat change Decrease1 Increase3 Decrease2
Popular vote 6,729 4,436 4,412
Percentage 43.2% 28.5% 28.3%

ResultsEdit

PartyVotes%Seats
WonTotal+/–
Progressive Party6,72943.2029–1
Labour Party4,43628.4836+3
Independents4,41228.3213–2
Total15,577100.006180
Valid votes15,57797.85
Invalid/blank votes3432.15
Total votes15,920100.00
Registered voters/turnout26,83159.33
Source: Singapore Elections

By constituencyEdit

Constituency Electorate Party Candidate Votes %
City 4,277 Independent Hassan Ali Jivabhai 1,154 56.5
Progressive Party M. Oli Mohamed Mohamed Kassim 887 43.5
East 4,797 Progressive Party Chan Kum Chee 1,401 49.2
Labour Party Lee Yong Min 724 25.4
Independent Mak Pak Shee 720 25.3
North 4,783 Progressive Party Arumugam Ponnu Rajah 1,378 42.7
Labour Party Anthony Rebeiro Lazarous 1,074 33.3
Independent Anthony Pecci Netto 641 19.9
Independent Siow Siang Yew 136 4.2
Rochore 4,648 Labour Party Philip Rajanayam Williams 1,761 63.7
Progressive Party Seah Peng Chuan 1,005 36.3
South 5,985 Labour Party Vellekat Kesavan Nair 1,933 57.0
Progressive Party Manickvasagar Subramaniam 1,457 43.0
West 2,341 Labour Party Lee Choon Eng 705 54.0
Progressive Party Cuthbert Francis Joseph Ess 904 46.0
Source: Singapore Elections

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CITY COUNCIL ELECTION 1951". Singapore Elections. Archived from the original on 2015-03-28. Retrieved 15 July 2020.