Singapore General Elections 2020: Results

Jump to navigation Jump to search
The PAP retains its majority in parliament with the Workers' Party winning 10 seats.

The ruling People's Action Party (PAP) won 83 out of 93 seats in parliament[1] and garnered 61.24 per cent of Singaporeans’ votes in the 2020 Singapore General Elections.[2] This entry provides a summary of the election results.

Disclaimer: The following vote percentages are retrieved from the Elections Department of Singapore (ELD) website. 

*Refer to the linked website for an exhaustive list of results for all the constituencies.

Top 5 PAP constituencies

The Jurong GRC PAP team had the highest vote percentage in the 2020 General Elections. Photo from Jurong GRC.

The People's Action Party (PAP) had the highest percentages in the following constituencies.

Constituency PAP Opposition
Candidates Vote Share (%) Candidates Party
Jurong Tharman Shanmugaratnam 74.62 25.38 Ravi Philemon Red Dot United
Rahayu Mahzam Michelle Lee
Tan Wu Meng Alec Tok Kim Yam
Shawn Huang Liyana Dhamirah
Xie Yao Quan Nicholas Tang
Radin Mas Melvin Yong 74.03 25.97 Kumar Appavoo Reform Party
Mountbatten Lim Biow Chuan 73.84 26.16 Sivakumaran Chellappa Peoples Voice
Ang Mo Kio Lee Hsien Loong 71.91 28.09 Kenneth Jeyaretnam Reform Party
Darryl David Andy Zhu Lai Cheng
Ng Ling Ling Charles Yeo Yao Hui
Gan Thiam Poh Soh Guan Soon
Nadia Samdin Noraini Yunus
MacPherson Tin Pei Ling 71.74 28.26 Goh Meng Seng People's Progress Party

Bottom 5 PAP constituencies

Not considering the constituencies that were lost to the opposition, the People's Action Party (PAP) had the lowest percentages in the following constituencies.

S Iswaran's PAP team won Tan Cheng Bock's PSP team (pictured) in West Coast GRC by a narrow 3.38%. Photo from The Straits Times.
Constituency PAP Opposition
Candidates Vote Share (%) Candidates Party
Marymount Gan Siow Huang 55.04 44.96 Ang Yong Guan Progress Singapore Party
Bukit Batok Murali Pillai 54.80 45.20 Chee Soon Juan Singapore Democratic Party
Bukit Panjang Liang Eng Hua 53.74 46.26 Paul Tambyah Singapore Democratic Party
East Coast Heng Swee Keat 53.41 46.59 Nicole Seah Workers’ Party
Maliki Osman Dylan Ng
Cheryl Chan Kenneth Foo Seck Guan
Tan Kiat How Terence Tan
Jessica Tan Abdul Shariff Aboo Kassim
West Coast S Iswaran 51.69 48.31 Tan Cheng Bock Progress Singapore Party
Desmond Lee Leong Mun Wai
Foo Mee Har Hazel Poa
Ang Wei Neng Nadarajah Loganathan
Rachel Ong Jeffrey Khoo

With 48.31% per cent of the vote share in West Coast GRC, two PSP candidates are eligible to take on the Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) position. PSP’s Hazel Poa and Leong Mun Wai have taken up the NCMP seats.[3]

WP constituencies

10 Workers’ Party candidates from the following constituencies were elected as members of the 14th Parliament of Singapore. Pritam Singh became the appointed Leader of the Opposition following Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's announcement of the newly-created position on 11 July 2020.[4]

Pritam Singh took over Low Thia Kiang as the elected WP chief in 2018. Photo from The Straits Times.

The following constituencies are held by the Workers' Party as of July 2020.

Constituency WP PAP
Candidates Vote Share (%) Candidates
Hougang Dennis Tan Lip Fong 61.19 38.81 Lee Hong Chuang
Aljunied Pritam Singh 59.93 40.07 Victor Lye
Sylvia Lim Shamsul Kamar
Faisal Manap Chua Eng Leong
Gerald Giam Alex Yeo
Leon Perera Chan Hui Yuh
Sengkang He Ting Ru 52.13 47.87 Ng Chee Meng
Jamus Lim Lam Pin Min
Raeesah Khan Amrin Amin
Louis Chua Raymond Lye

References/ Citations

  1. Lim, Janice. "Leader of Opposition Pritam Singh could be given access to govt data, resources but Shadow Cabinet can wait: Analysts". Today. July 14, 2020. Accessed on 15 July 2020.
  2. Matthew Mohan and Rachel Phua. "GE2020: PAP wins with 61.24% of vote; WP claims two GRCs including new Sengkang GRC". Channel News Asia. July 11, 2020. Accessed on 15 July 2020.
  3. Yeap, Amanda. "PSP Will Take Up NCMP Seats, Hazel Poa & Leong Mun Wai To Join WP In Parliament". MustShare News. July 14, 2020. Accessed on 15 July 2020.
  4. Tham, Yuen C. "Singapore GE2020: Workers' Party's Pritam Singh vows to do his best as Leader of the Opposition". The Straits Times. July 11, 2020. Accessed on 15 July 2020.