Ultimate Guide to All the GRC Results Simplified & Summarised for You

The final results you’ve been waiting for are here.

Polling Day has been much more exciting than what we expected, what with the long queues and the sudden extension of polling hours.

And the results of our polls are also rather…unexpected.

In a nutshell, the PAP won enough seats to form the Government, so life isn’t going to change drastically from now on.

Before this election, back in 2015, there were 89 seats that were up for grabs, and PAP won 83 seats while Workers’ Party won 6. There were then 29 electoral divisions (16 GRCs and 13 SMCs), and the PAP won 15 GRCs and 12 SMCs, while Workers’ Party won 1 GRC and 1 SMC.

In this election, 93 seats are up for grabs with 31 electoral divisions (17 GRCs and 14 SMCs). This time, PAP won 83 seats while WP won 10 seats.

So, what are the results for each individual GRCs, and who are contesting? How did Nicole Seah and Amos Yee – I mean, Jamus Lim, fare?

Well, put on your seatbelt because this is going to be a long, long drive.

Aljunied GRC (PAP vs WP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 40.07%
WP: 59.93%

Winner: WP

Let’s face it: this is the GRC that everyone’s looking at, and it’s no surprise that it’s one of the GRCs that has its results reported rather late. Fate does know how to be dramatic and it also knows how to keep people awake.

This election, Workers’ Party had a large swing towards them, as they garnered only 50.96% of the votes in the last election. Back then, it was so close that PAP applied for a recount.

Lest you’ve forgotten, it all started in the 2011 General Election, when the Worker’s Party (WP) made electoral history with the first-ever GRC victory for any opposition party in history when they won Aljunied GRC.

They unseated the People’s Action Party (PAP) team led by then-Foreign Minister George Yeo and Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office Lim Hwee Hua.

Here’s PAP’s team for Aljunied for GE2020:

  • Victor Lye 
  • Alex Yeo 
  • Chan Hui Yuh 
  • Chua Eng Leong 
  • Shamsul Kumar 

Here’s the incumbent WP‘s team:

  • Pritam Singh 
  • Sylvia Lim 
  • Leon Perera 
  • Faisal Manap 
  • Gerald Giam 

You can view the teams addressing their voters here:


Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC (PAP vs SPP) (4 Seats)


PAP: 67.26%
SPP: 32.74%

Winner: PAP

PAP, despite having an anchor minister leading the team, didn’t perform as well compared to 2015.

In the last election, PAP retained the Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC with a landslide victory over the Singapore People’s Party with 74% of the votes.

SPP chief Steve Chia said the party decided to reduce their target from seven seats to five for this election, in order to “avoid three-cornered fights as much as possible and also to consolidate our resources.”

One of their candidates, Melvyn Chiu, owns a pet shop and contested the 2015 general election as a member of the SingFirst party.

Here’s SPP‘s team for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC:

  • Steve Chia
  • Williamson Lee
  • Osman Sulaiman
  • Melvyn Chiu

Here’s PAP’s team:

  • Ng Eng Hen
  • Chee Hong Tat
  • Saktiandi Supaat
  • Chong Kee Hiong

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here:

Jurong GRC (PAP vs RDU) (5 Seats)


PAP: 74.62%
RDU: 25.38%

Winner: PAP

In 2015, PAP won the GRC with nearly 80% of the vote against Singaporeans First. After all, this is Jurong GRC, the stronghold for PAP.

While it looks like a rather baddy result (from 80% to 74%) despite the win, do note that back in 2011, PAP won with mere 66.96% of the votes.

Here’s RDU’s team for Jurong GRC:

  • Ravi Philemon
  • Liyana Dhamirah
  • Michelle Lee
  • Nicholas Tang
  • Alec Tok

PAP’s team includes Ivan Lim replacement and man who probably smiles in lifts, Xie Yao Quan:

  • Tharman Shanmugaratnam
  • Tan Wu Meng
  • Rahayu Mahzam
  • Shawn Huang
  • Xie Yao Quan

This is also RDU’s first General Election, and PAP’s 1,218,218th General Election.

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here:


West-Coast GRC (PAP vs PSP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 51.69%
PSP: 48.31%

Winner: PAP

Yes, it’s that close. You can say that Dr Tan Cheng Bock is indeed a person who’s now used to the phrase “so close yet so far”.

In the previous election, PAP beat the Reform Party (RP) by more than a 50,000 vote margin to retain West-Coast GRC.

But this year, it becomes one of the most hotly contested GRCs, simply because Dr Tan Cheng Bock, who used to be from the PAP, is coming back with an opposition team with his new party. You can read more about it here.

Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee, 43, who moved from Jurong GRC, is in PAP’s team.

This election, the PAP team for West-Coast GRC includes:

  • S Iswaran
  • Desmond Lee
  • Ang Wei Neng
  • Rachel Ong
  • Foo Mee Har

PSP team includes:

  • Tan Cheng Bock
  • Hazel Poa
  • Leong Wai Mun
  • Jeffrey Khoo
  • Nadarajah Loganathan

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 17:10):

Sengkang GRC (PAP vs WP) (4 Seats)


PAP: 47.87%
WP: 52.13%

Winner: WP

Ah, the surprise of the election. Or maybe not since this is also one GRC that everyone’s looking at.

This is a historic win since it means that WP now has two GRCs instead of one.

PAP’s team includes Senior Minister of State for Transport and Health Lam Pin Min and new face Raymond Lye, a lawyer.

As for WP’s team, three of their four candidates are taking part in their first-ever election, and despite that, two have got more media coverage than most candidates.

One is none other than Jamus Lim who warms the cockles of many hearts, and the other is Raeesah Khan who indirectly caused many people to make many police reports.

Here’s PAP’s team for Sengkang GRC:

  • Ng Chee Meng
  • Lam Pin Min
  • Amrin Amin
  • Raymond Lye

Here’s WP’s team:

  • Jamus Lim
  • Raeesah Khan
  • Louis Chua
  • He Ting Ru

Sengkang GRC was formed this year, comprising the Sengkang Central ward from Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, the single seat of Punggol East, and part of Sengkang West SMC.

Observers say the unpredictability of the new GRC could lead to a close fight, and indeed it has.

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 28:04):


Holland-Bukit Timah GRC (PAP vs SDP) (4 Seats)


PAP: 66.36%
SDP: 33.64%

Winner: PAP

With PAP fielding the same team as they did in the last election with the addition of new face Edward Chia, the co-founder of Timbre, it’s not unexpected that they won.

Image: People’s Action Party

In GE 2015, the Singapore Democratic Party lost by 30,000 votes to a PAP team led by Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan.

Here’s PAP’s team for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC:

  • Vivian Balakrishnan
  • Sim Ann
  • Christopher de Souza
  • Edward Chia

SDP’s team also saw the dramatic return of former member Tan Jee Say, who left the Singaporeans First (SingFirst) party after it was dissolved.

Image: Online Citizen Asia

Here’s SDP’s team for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC:

  • James Gomez
  • Min Cheong
  • Alfred Tan
  • Tan Jee Say

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 5:25):


Nee Soon GRC (PAP vs PSP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 61.90%
PSP: 38.10%

Winner: PAP

Some thought Nee Soon GRC would be the election’s only walkover, but then PSP swooped in to nominate five of its members. But that’s still not enough as eventually, the PAP team still walks into Parliament, albeit without someone who can make Parliament lively.

PAP beat out WP in the previous election to win Nee Soon GRC with 66% of the vote. This year, they face PSP instead.

PAP’s team this year includes Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam and newcomers Carrie Tan and Derrick Goh, as our dear Ah Hua Jie is retiring.

PSP has fielded a new team to take on PAP which includes media consultant Bradley Bowyer, 53, who was formerly a member of the PAP (do note that he was a member, not an MP).

Here’s PSP’s team:

  • Damien Tay
  • Taufik Supan
  • Kala Manickam
  • S Nallakaruppan
  • Brad Bowyer

Here’s PAP’s team:

  • K Shanmugam
  • Faishal Ibrahim
  • Louis Ng
  • Carrie Tan
  • Derrick Goh

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 12:14):


Sembawang GRC (PAP vs NSP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 67.29%
NSP: 32.71%

Winner: PAP

Despite the relatively good results and winning the GRC, the PAP team in 2015 had better results, garnering over 72.28% of the votes.

After anchoring Sembawang GRC for 14 years, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan is retiring from politics. Instead, the team is now led by Education Minister Ong Ye Kung, who can speak Chinese so well that we’d all like him to be our Chinese teacher.

PAP’s team for Sembawang GRC in GE2020 sees the addition of two new female candidates, Poh Li San and Mariam Jaafar.

Opposing PAP in Sembawang is the National Solidarity Party (NSP), who lost with 27% of the votes in the last election.

They’ve fielded two new faces, including Sathin Ravindran, 27, who runs a business providing car detailing services.

Here’s NSP’s team for Sembawang GRC:

  • Spencer Ng
  • Ivan Yeo
  • Sebastian Teo
  • Yadzeth Haris
  • Sathin Ravindran

Here’s PAP’s team:

  • Ong Ye Kung
  • Lim Kwee Kiak
  • Vikram Nair
  • Maryam Jaafar
  • Poh Li San

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 22:11):

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Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC (PAP vs SDA vs PV)


PAP: 64.15%
SDA: 23.67%
PV: 12.18%

Winner: PAP

It’s no wonder they people said a three-cornered fight isn’t going to help the opposition. Just look at the numbers.

For the first time since 1992, Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC sees a three-cornered fight between PAP, the Singapore Democratic Alliance (SDA), and People’s Voice (PV).

Formed in 2018, this will be PV’s first election.

In the last election, PAP and SDA went head to head, with PAP winning 73% of the votes.

PAP’s team, which three new faces, includes:

  • Teo Chee Hean
  • Janil Puthucheary
  • Desmond Tan
  • Yeo Wan Ling
  • Sharael Taha

SDA’s team, which sees two new additions, includes:

  • Desmond Lim
  • Harminder Pal Singh
  • Abu Mohamed
  • Kelvin Ong
  • Kuswadi Atnawi

And finally, PV’s team includes:

  • Gilbert Goh
  • Mohamed Nassir Ismail
  • Jireh Lim
  • Prabu Ramachandran
  • Vigneswari Ramachandran

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 14:32):


Tanjong Pagar GRC (PAP vs PSP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 63.13%
PSP: 36.87%

Winner: PAP

It might be a straight PAP win here as we might not even have a fight in the first place.

PSP may not have been able to contest in Tanjong Pagar GRC this year because, as PAP pointed out, they had not filled out which constituency they were contesting in their nomination papers.

Fortunately for them, no objections were raised even though the deadline for making changes had passed.

When asked about the mistake, PSP organising secretary Michael Chua said that PSP could also have raised some objections to PAP’s forms, which listed its candidate Eric Chua’s occupation as “retired SCDF officer”.

“So I think in that spirit of competition, we really want to give Singapore a choice of two very good teams, and for them to cast a vote for the future. It’s not about paperwork, and these very minor technicalities,” he said.

PSP’s team this year, led by Michael Chua, includes:

  • Michael Chua
  • Abas Kasmani
  • Wendy Low
  • Terence Soon
  • Harish Pillay

Yes, if you didn’t already know, PM Lee’s brother, Lee Hsien Yang, didn’t run.

Here’s PAP’s team, which includes Minister for Trade and Industry and cotton expert Chan Chun Sing:

  • Eric Chua
  • Joan Pereira
  • Chan Chun Sing
  • Indranee Rajah
  • Alvin Tan

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 18:44):

Ang Mo Kio GRC (PAP vs RP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 71.91%
RP: 28.09%

Winner: PAP

It’s going to be hard to compete with a team that has the country’s Prime Minister, but that’s exactly what the Reform Party (RP) did. And lost they did, though they get more votes this election.

In the last election, when Ang Mo Kio GRC had 6 seats, PAP beat out RP in a landslide victory with 78% of the votes.

Now, it’s only 71.91%.

Led by Secretary-General Kenneth Jeyaretnam, RP’s team for Ang Mo Kio GRC also includes party chairman Andy Zhu Lai Cheng and Chinese expert Charles Yeo.

PAP’s line-up includes two new faces, Ng Ling Ling and Nadia Samdin.

Here’s PAP‘s team:

  • Lee Hsien Loong
  • Darryl David
  • Gan Thiam Poh
  • Ng Ling Ling
  • Nadia Samdin

Here’s RP’s team:

  • Kenneth Jeyaretnam
  • Andy Zhu
  • Charles Yeo
  • Noraini Yunus
  • So Guan Soon

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here:

Jalan Besar GRC (PAP vs PV) (4 Seats)


PAP: 65.37%
PV: 34.63%

Winner: PAP

Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo led PAP’s fight against PV for Jalan Besar GRC, and after this victory, she became the first female minister to helm a GRC.

PV’s team is led by secretary-general Lim Tean.

In the last two elections, PAP won by 67.7% and 58.6% of the vote, beating out WP.

Here’s PAP’s team:

  • Josephine Teo
  • Heng Chee How
  • Denise Phua
  • Wan Rizal Wan Zakariah

Here’s PV’s team:

  • Lim Tean
  • Leong Sze Hian
  • Michael Fang
  • Azlan Sulaiman

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 11:40):


East Coast GRC (PAP vs WP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 53.41%
WP: 46.59%

Winner: PAP

The plan does work, and now, we most likely know who our next Prime Minister is going to be soon.

WP’s lineup in this GRC is different to the one fielded in the last election, featuring prominent newcomer Nicole Seah, who recently made a return to politics after contesting in the 2011 General Election when she was just 24.

PAP’s team for East Coast GRC is led by Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, who has a plan for together Singapore East Coast, and includes Senior Minister of State Maliki Osman.

In GE2015, PAP beat out WP with 60% of the votes, back when there were only 4 seats up for grabs. But this year, with Nicole Seah and DPM Heng in the running, it’s become one of the most hotly contested GRCs.

And what a rollercoaster ride this GRC has been through.

Here’s PAP’s team:

  • Heng Swee Keat
  • Maliki Osman
  • Jessica Tan
  • Cheryl Chan
  • Tan Kiat How

Here’s WP’s team:

  • Abdul Shariff Aboo Kassim
  • Kenneth Foo
  • Terence Tan
  • Dylan Ng
  • Nicole Seah

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 6:18):


Chua Chu Kang GRC (PAP vs PSP) (4 Seats)


PAP: 58.64%
PSP: 41.36%

Winner: PAP

Since the constituency was formed in 2011, PAP has faced three different opposition parties in as many elections, beating NSP and the People’s Power Party (PPP) in 2011 and 2015 respectively.

This year, PAP will face PSP in Chua Chu Kang GRC, led by former Hong Leong Asia chief executive and ex-Republic of Singapore Air Force colonel Francis Yuen.

PAP’s team is helmed by Health Minister Gan Kim Yong and features two new faces.

We hope our Health Minister will win the fight against COVID-19 just like how he won the fight against PSP.

Here’s PAP’s team:

  • Don Wee
  • Gan Kim Yong
  • Zhulkarnain Abdul Rahim
  • Low Yen Ling

Here’s PSP’s team:

  • Choo Shaun Ming
  • Tan Meng Wah
  • Francis Yuen
  • Abdul Rahman Mohamad

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 9:47):


Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC (PAP vs SDP)


PAP: 63.18%
SDP: 36.82%

Winner: PAP

National Development Minister and the person we tune in to for good news about Covid-19 restrictions, Lawrence Wong, led the PAP’s team in a straight fight against the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) in Marsling-Yew Tee GRC and won with a good margin.

Hopefully it’s the same for the other team that he’s leading.

PAP’s team also includes Minister of State for Manpower and National Development Zaqy Mohammad and newcomer Hany Soh, who can’t walk now and likes to talk to herself on Facebook.

SDP’s team features Bryan Lim Boon Heng and Damanhuri Abas, two candidates who contested in the 2015 GE against PAP in the same GRC.

PAP won with 68% of the votes then.

Here’s PAP’s line-up:

  • Lawrence Wong
  • Zaqy Mohamad
  • Alex Yam
  • Hany Soh

Here’s SDP’s line-up:

  • Bryan Lim
  • Damanhuri Abas
  • Benjamin Pwee
  • Khung Wai Yeen

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 4:25):


Marine Parade GRC (PAP vs WP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 57.76%
WP: 42.24%

Winner: PAP

This will be Marine Parade GRC’s first election without former Emeritus Senior Minister and Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong. PAP’s team includes FairPrice Group CEO Seah Kian Peng and new faces Dr Tan See Leng and Fahmi Aliman, and this time, it’s led by BuffLord Speaker Tan Chuan-Jin.

WP, who lost to PAP by less than 40,000 votes in GE2015, will have three newcomers in their line-up this year.

One can only wonder if Speaker Tan’s consistent running led to his victory.

WP’s team includes:
  • Ron Tan
  • Yee Jenn Jong
  • Fadli Fawzi
  • Azhar Latip
  • Nathaniel Koh

PAP’s team includes:

  • Tan Chuan-Jin
  • Seah Kian Peng
  • Edwin Tong
  • Tan See Leng
  • Fahmi Aliman

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 11:55):


Tampines GRC (PAP vs NSP) (5 Seats)


PAP: 66.41%
NSP: 33.59%

Winner: PAP

How would Tampines GRC fare without DPM Heng?

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Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Masagos Zulkifli, who made a blooper during his e-rally, led the PAP’s team to defend and reclaim Tampines GRC.

NSP’s line-up includes party president Reno Fong Chin, while PAP’s team features Senior Minister of State for National Development and Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon.

In the last election, PAP won 72% of the votes, beating NSP by a nearly 60,000 vote margin.

PAP’s team will include:

  • Cheng Li Hui
  • Masagos Zulkifli
  • Desmond Choo
  • Koh Poh Koon
  • Baey Yam Keng

NSP’s line-up will include:

  • Reno Fong
  • Mohd Ridzwan Mohammad
  • Yeo Ren-Yuan
  • Choong Hon Heng
  • Vincent Ng

You can watch the teams addressing the voters here (from 5:33):


And on a side note, politicians have been talking about NCMP (Non-Constituency Member of Parliament) in recent days. So, what’s an NCMP? Do you know that it’s just like an MP but the allowance is much lower? Watch this video to find out more: