Party General Elections
1948 1951 1955 1959 1963 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1991 1997 2001 2006 2011 2016
Seats
6 9 25 51 51 58 65 69 75 79 81 81 83 84 84 87  
Progressive Party
3|5
52.0
 
6|8
52.4
 
4|22
27.8
 
                           
Labour Party  
2|7
38.5
 
0|1
19.8
 
                           
Malay Union    
1|1
50.6
A
0|3
8.4
 
                         
Malayan Chinese Association    
1|3
33.6
A
0|5
9.9
A
0|6
10.3
SA
                       
United Malays National Organisation    
1|1
61.0
A
3|8
35.7
A
0|6
10.3
SA
                       
Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Singapura            
0|2
37.7
 
0|2
28.3
 
0|4
19.5
 
0|1
36.3
 
0|4
16.6
 
0|4
16.9
 
 
0|1
27.6
SDA
0|1
32.5
SDA
   
Labour Front    
10|17
38.7
GOV
0|3
11.7
 
                         
People's Action Party    
3|4
55.7
 
43|51
54.1
GOV
37|51
46.9
GOV
58|58
86.7
GOV
65|65
70.4
GOV
69|69
74.1
GOV
75|75
77.7
GOV
77|79
64.8
GOV
80|81
63.2
GOV
77|81
61.0
GOV
81|83
65.0
GOV
82|84
75.3
GOV
82|84
66.6
GOV
81|87
60.1
GOV
 
Party General Elections
1948 1951 1955 1959 1963 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1991 1997 2001 2006 2011 2016
Seats
6 9 25 51 51 58 65 69 75 79 81 81 83 84 84 87  
Democratic Party    
2|20
24.8
 
                           
Malayan Indian Congress      
0|2
11.3
 
0|2
10.3
SA
                       
Partai Rakyat      
0|4
4.1
 
0|3
20.2
 
                       
Liberal Socialist Party      
0|32
13.2
 
                         
Workers' Party      
0|3
12.6
 
0|3
1.0
 
0|2
13.2
 
0|27
24.5
 
0|22
27.9
 
0|8
29.2
 
1|15
41.9
 
0|32
38.5
 
1|13
41.1
 
1|14
37.6
 
1|2
39.3
 
1|20
38.4
 
6|23
46.6
 
 
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party      
0|3
2.7
 
0|2
5.4
 
                       
Angkatan Islam                  
0|1
2.3
 
0|1
1.5
 
           
Singapore People's Alliance      
4|39
27.0
 
0|28
10.3
SA
                       
Party General Elections
1948 1951 1955 1959 1963 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1991 1997 2001 2006 2011 2016
Seats
6 9 25 51 51 58 65 69 75 79 81 81 83 84 84 87  
Katong United Residents' Association      
0|2
7.9
 
                         
Citizens' Party      
0|5
5.6
 
                         
United People's Party        
1|42
9.4
 
                       
Barisan Sosialis        
13|46
37.1
 
 
0|10
26.6
 
0|6
27.1
 
0|4
27.0
 
0|4
38.2
 
             
United Democratic Party        
0|1
6.0
 
                       
United National Front            
0|33
12.3
 
                   
People's Front            
0|7
27.5
 
0|1
26.2
 
                 
Justice Party, Singapore              
0|2
17.8
 
0|2
16.0
 
0|2
24.4
 
0|3
26.2
 
0|4
22.8
 
     
0|7
30.1
SDA
 
Party General Elections
1948 1951 1955 1959 1963 1968 1972 1976 1980 1984 1988 1991 1997 2001 2006 2011 2016
Seats
6 9 25 51 51 58 65 69 75 79 81 81 83 84 84 87  
Singapore United Front              
0|14
25.3
 
0|8
19.0
 
0|13
34.2
 
             
Democratic Progressive Party                        
0|2
12.3
 
0|2
14.3
 
     
United People's Front              
0|6
15.7
 
0|14
12.0
 
0|8
20.0
 
0|5
18.0
 
           
Singapore Democratic Party                
0|3
30.7
 
1|4
46.1
 
1|18
39.5
 
1|9
48.6
 
0|12
33.1
 
0|11
20.4
 
0|7
23.2
 
0|11
36.8
 
 
National Solidarity Party                    
0|8
34.6
 
0|8
37.9
 
0|7
30.1
 
0|9
27.6
SDA
0|11
32.5
SDA
0|24
39.3
 
 
Singapore People's Party                        
1|3
27.2
 
1|4
27.6
SDA
1|8
32.5
SDA
0|7
41.4
 
 
Reform Party                              
0|11
31.8
 
 
Independent
3|10
50.5
 
1|7
40.8
 
3|10
24.0
 
1|34
15.0
 
0|16
3.6
 
0|5
13.3
 
0|2
23.2
 
0|2
17.8
 
 
0|3
19.7
 
0|4
22.0
 
0|7
14.7
 
0|1
14.1
 
0|2
9.9
 
     

Party By-Elections
1948 1952 1957 1961 1961 1965 1966 1966 1966 1967 1970 1977 1977 1979 1981 1992 2012 2013
Seats
1 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 3 5 5 1 1 7 1 4 1 1
Progressive Party
0|1
23.9
 
                                 
Malay Union    
0|1
16.9
 
                             
Labour Front    
0|1
19.2
 
                             
People's Action Party    
1|1
68.1
 
0|1
26.7
 
0|1
36.7
 
1|1
59.5
 
1|1
82.9
 
3|3
--.-
 
3|3
--.-
 
5|5
83.6
 
5|5
69.9
 
1|1
70.6
 
1|1
72.2
 
7|7
72.7
 
0|1
47.1
 
4|4
72.9
 
0|1
37.9
 
0|1
43.7
 
Liberal Socialist Party    
1|2
28.7
 
 
0|1
1.3
 
                         
Workers' Party        
1|1
43.3
 
           
0|1
29.4
 
 
0|1
38.8
 
1|1
51.9
 
 
1|1
62.1
 
1|1
54.5
 
Singapore People's Alliance        
0|1
17.8
SA
                         
Singapore Congress        
0|1
0.8
 
                         
Party By-Elections
1948 1952 1957 1961 1961 1965 1966 1966 1966 1967 1970 1977 1977 1979 1981 1992 2012 2013
Seats
1 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 3 5 5 1 1 7 1 4 1 1
Barisan Sosialis          
0|1
40.5
 
           
0|1
27.8
 
         
United National Front                    
0|2
30.1
 
             
Justice Party, Singapore                              
0|4
1.1
 
 
0|1
0.6
SDA
Singapore United Front                          
0|2
17.4
 
       
United People's Front                          
0|1
21.6
 
0|1
1.0
 
     
Singapore Democratic Party                              
0|4
24.5
 
   
National Solidarity Party                              
0|4
1.4
 
   
Reform Party                                  
0|1
1.2
 
Independent
1|2
76.0
 
1|1
--.-
 
0|3
17.8
 
1|1
73.3
 
   
0|1
17.1
 
   
0|2
16.4
 
     
0|1
33.2
 
       

Top 20 GE performances by parties with at least 4 candidates (Legislative Assembly & Parliament only)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party
86.7%
GE 1968
77.7%
GE 1980
75.3%
GE 2001
74.1%
GE 1976
70.4%
GE 1972
66.6%
GE 2006
65.0%
GE 1997
64.8%
GE 1984
63.2%
GE 1988
61.0%
GE 1991
11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
People's Action Party People's Action Party People's Action Party Singapore Democratic Party People's Action Party Workers' Party Singapore Democratic Party Workers' Party Singapore People's Party Workers' Party
60.1%
GE 2011
55.7%
GE 1955
54.1%
GE 1959
48.6%
GE 1991
46.9%
GE 1963
46.6%
GE 2011
46.1%
GE 1984
41.9%
GE 1984
41.4%
GE 2011
41.1%
GE 1991

Legend
0|00  Seats won out of candidates fielded
00.0  Percentage of valid votes
GOV  Form government after winning election
A  Alliance of UMNO-MCA or UMNO-MCA-MU
SA  Singapore Alliance
SDA  Singapore Democratic Alliance
 
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