List of Singaporean Electoral Divisions (1997–2001)

List Of Singaporean Electoral Divisions (1997–2001)

The 1997 General Elections (GE) in Singapore increased the number of seats by 2 to 83 seats. The official result can be obtained through Official results and electoral divisions in 1997 General Elections of Singapore.

Two interesting points to note are in this GE, the number of Opposition candidates in Parliament was reduced from 4 to 2. Also the maximum number of Group Representative Constituency (GRC) candidates increased from 4 to 6. In General Elections up to and including 1997, no Opposition Party had been able to win a GRC.

Under this version of the GRC system, the effective number of electoral divisions was 24, despite the availability of 83 contestable seats in Parliament.

Read more about List Of Singaporean Electoral Divisions (1997–2001):  Group Representation Constituencies, Single Member Constituencies

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