1955 General Election

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Main Event

Event Date
Nomination day 28 February 1955
Polling day 2 April 1955

Electoral Boundaries

Results

Parties and alliances Leader Seats Popular vote % +/-
Contested Won
LF Labour Front David Marshall 17 10 42,300 27.06 New
PP Progressive Party Tan Chye Cheng 22 4 38,695 24.75 New
Independent(s) N/A 10 3 15,098 9.66 N/A
PAP People's Action Party Lee Kuan Yew 4 3 13,634 8.72 New
DP Democratic Party Tan Ek Khoo 20 2 32,115 20.54 New
MCA Malayan Chinese Association Wong Foo Nam 3 1 6,203 3.97 New
UMNO United Malays National Organisation Abdul Hamid bin Jumat 1 1 5,721 3.66 New
KM Kesatuan Melayu Mohamed Sidik bin H. A. Hamid 1 1 1,233 0.79 New
LP Labour Party Lee Yong Min 1 0 1,325 0.85 New
Electorate 300,299
Total Votes cast 158,075 52.64
Valid Votes 156,324 98.89