List of Singaporean Electoral Divisions (1984–1988)

List Of Singaporean Electoral Divisions (1984–1988)

The Singapore 1984 General Elections (GE) increased the total number of seats by 4, making the total amount 79. The official result can be obtained through official results and electoral divisions in 1984 General Elections of Singapore.

One interesting point that this election is the first time where opposition candidates were elected to Parliament since the 1968 General Elections. The opposition candidates who were elected are:

  • Chiam See Tong, who will be the elected in Potong Pasir for 27 years until 2011 GE where he had chose to contest in Bishan-Toa Payoh Group Representation Constituency, some scheme was not heard of until 1988 GE where he lost to the incumbent and his wife has marginal lost to the ruling party's candidate by 114 votes.
  • Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam, who seek another term after winning through 1981 By Election. However, he was a short-lived MP as he was forced to vacate his seat only within 2 years of the term when he was convicted for misreporting his party's account, where he claimed it was a politically motivated charges.

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