Marine Parade Single Member Constituency

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Marine Parade Single Member Constituency (Traditional Chinese: 馬林百列單選區;Simplified Chinese: 马林百列单选区) is a former single-member constituency in Marine Parade, Singapore. It was formed in 1976 after the land reclamation works to build Marine Parade were completed, and absorbed into Marine Parade GRC in 1988. It was carved from Joo Chiat constituency.

This is the ward where the second Prime Minister of Singapore, Goh Chok Tong, made his debut since its inception and it had been his and the People's Action Party's stronghold.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Constituency Abolished (1988 – present)

(Still continues as a division of Marine Parade in Marine Parade GRC, but constituency abolished.)

Candidates and ResultsEdit

Elections in 1980sEdit

General Election 1984: Marine Parade
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Goh Chok Tong 15,228 70.93
SUF De Gracias Gertrude M 6,242 29.07
Majority 8,986 41.86
Turnout 22,206 94.0
PAP hold Swing N/A
General Election 1980: Marine Parade
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Goh Chok Tong Walkover
Turnout 21,903
PAP hold Swing

Elections in 1970sEdit

General Election 1976: Marine Parade
Party Candidate Votes % ±
PAP Goh Chok Tong 14,418 78.62
UF Monsor Rahman 3,922 21.38
Majority 10,496 57.24
Turnout 18,779 96.2
PAP win (new seat)

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