Balestier Constituency

Balestier was a constituency represented in the Legislative Council of Singapore from 1951 until 1955. In 1955, the constituency was abolished and split into Cairnhill, Farrer Park, Serangoon and Whampoa constituencies.

Balestier
Former constituency
for the Legislative Council of Singapore
RegionSingapore
Electorate5,246
Former constituency
Created1951
Abolished1955
Seats1
Replaced by

Legislative Council memberEdit

Election Member of Parliament Party
1951 Thio Chan Bee PP

ElectionsEdit

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 1950sEdit

General Election 1951: Balestier[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PP Thio Chan Bee 58.3 1,560 N/A
Labour Party Peter Massillamany Williams 593 22.2 N/A
Independent Jagatheesan Kalimuthu 521 19.5 N/A
Majority 967 36.1 N/A
Registered electors 5,246 N/A
Turnout 2,702 51.5 N/A
PP win

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Singapore Legislative Council General Election 1951 > Balestier". www.singapore-elections.com. Retrieved 2021-05-20.