1988 General Election

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Main Event[edit]

Event Date[1]
Nomination day 24 August 1988
Polling day 3 September 1988

Electoral Boundaries[edit]

3-Members Group Representative Constituency

Changes in boundaries
Constituency Changes
Aljunied GRC Formed from Aljunied SMC, Kampong Kembangan SMC and Kampong Ubi SMC
Bedok GRC Formed from Bedok SMC, Kampong Chai Chee SMC and Tanah Merah SMC
Brickworks GRC Formed from Alexandra SMC, Brickworks SMC and Queenstown SMC
Cheng San GRC Formed from Cheng San SMC, Chong Boon SMC and Jalan Kayu SMC
Eunos GRC Formed from Eunos SMC, Kaki Bukit SMC and a portion of Tampines SMC (Tampines North)
Hong Kah GRC Formed from parts of Bukit Batok SMC (Hong Kah North), Hong Kah SMC (Hong Kah Central) and Yuhua SMC (Hong Kah South)
Jalan Besar GRC Formed from Geylang West SMC, Jalan Besar SMC and Kolam Ayer SMC
Marine Parade GRC Formed from Geylang Serai SMC, Joo Chiat SMC and Marine Parade SMC
Pasir Panjang GRC Formed from Clementi SMC, Pasir Panjang SMC and West Coast SMC
Sembawang GRC Formed from parts of Nee Soon SMC (Chong Pang and Nee Soon East) and Sembawang SMC
Tampines GRC Formed from Changkat SMC and Tampines SMC (Tampines East and Tampines West)
Tiong Bahru GRC Formed from Delta SMC, Henderson SMC, Tiong Bahru SMC and Radin Mas SMC
Delta was absorbed into Tiong Bahru division
Toa Payoh GRC Formed from Boon Teck SMC, Khe Bong SMC, Kuo Chuan SMC and Toa Payoh SMC
Khe Bong was absorbed into Boon Teck division
Bukit Gombak SMC Carved out from Bukit Batok SMC
Hougang SMC Carved out from Punggol SMC
Nee Soon Central SMC Carved out from Nee Soon SMC
Nee Soon South SMC Carved out from Nee Soon SMC
Anson SMC Absorbed to Tanjong Pagar SMC
Bo Wen SMC Absorbed to Ang Mo Kio SMC
River Valley SMC Absorbed to Cairnhill SMC
Rochore SMC Absorbed to Kampong Glam SMC
Telok Ayer SMC Absorbed to Kreta Ayer SMC


Parties and alliances Leader Seats Popular vote[2] % ±
Contested Won
People's Action Party (PAP) Lee Kuan Yew 81 80 848,029 63.17 ▼ 1.66
Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Chiam See Tong 18 1 158,341 11.80 ▲ 8.14
Workers' Party (WP) J B Jeyaretnam 32 0 224,473 16.72 ▲ 4.06
National Solidarity Party (NSP) Kum Teng Hock 8 0 50,432 3.76 New
United People's Front (UPF) Harbans Singh 5 0 17,282 1.29 ▼ 1.81
Independent(s) N/A 4 0 15,412 1.15 N/A
Justice Party, Singapore (JPS) M Ramasamy 3 0 14,660 1.09 ▼ 0.15
Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Singapura (PKMS) Ibrahim Ariff 4 0 13,526 1.01 ▲ 0.47
Angkatan Islam (AI) M Sani Jan 1 0 280 0.02 ▼ 0.02
Electorate 1,660,583
Walkover 210,745
Total Votes cast 1,373,064 94.70
Valid Votes 1,342,435 97.77


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