Final tally of votes cast for GE2011 released

Final tally of votes are released by Elections Department. (AP Photo)Final tally of votes are released by Elections Department. (AP Photo)

The Elections Department has released the final tally of votes cast at the recent General Election that concluded on 7 May.

The total number of local and overseas votes cast was 2,060,373, including 44,737 rejected votes.

This is 93.18 per cent of the 2,211,102 registered electors in all contested electoral divisions.

However, the number of votes cast in Singapore was 2,057,690, including 44,714 rejected votes.

2,683 overseas Singaporeans cast their votes at nine polling stations in five countries -- Australia, China, Japan, UK and US.

For Potong Pasir SMC, the winning margin remained at 114 votes after factoring in overseas votes which were counted on Wednesday afternoon. People's Action Party candidates Sitoh Yih Pin and Singapore People's Party Lina Chiam each received 19 votes.

The PAP saw a marginal vote share increase in Sembawang GRC, Bukit Panjang SMC, Hougang SMC, Joo Chiat SMG, Punggol East SMC and Sengkang West SMC

Other PAP-held wards saw a decrease between 0.01 per cent and 0.03 per cent.

The margin remains unchanged for Ang Mo Kio GRC, Chua Chu Kang GRC, East Coast GRC, Jurong GRC, Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, Tampines GRC, West Coast GRC, Hong Kah SMC, Pioneer SMC and Potong Pasir SMC.

Aljunied GRC, now helmed by the Worker's Party, saw a 0.01 per cent increase in vote share.

Results:

Aljunied GRC
PAP - 45.28%
WP - 54.72% (+0.01%)

Ang Mo Kio GRC
PAP - 69.33% (unchanged)
RP - 30.67%

Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC
PAP - 56.93%
SPP - 43.07% (+0.01%)

Bukit Panjang SMC
PAP - 66.27% (+0.01%)
SDP - 33.73%

Chua Chu Kang GRC
PAP - 61.20% (unchanged)
NSP - 38.80%

East Coast GRC
PAP - 54.83% (unchanged)
WP - 45.17%

Holland-Bukit Timah GRC
PAP - 60.08%
SDP - 39.92% (+0.02%)

Hong Kah North SMC
PAP - 70.61% (unchanged)
SPP - 29.39%

Hougang SMC
PAP - 35.20% (+0.01%)
WP - 64.80%

Joo Chiat SMC
PAP - 51.02% (+0.01%)
WP- 48.98%

Jurong GRC
PAP - 66.96% (unchanged)
NSP -  33.04%

Marine Parade GRC
PAP - 56.64%
NSP - 43.36% (+0.01%)

Moulmein-Kallang GRC
PAP - 58.55%
WP - 41.45% (+0.01%)

Mountbatten SMC
PAP - 58.62%
NSP - 41.38% (+0.03%)

Nee Soon GRC
PAP - 58.40%
WP - 41.60%  (+0.01%)

Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC
PAP - 64,79% (unchanged)
SDA - 35.21%

Pioneer SMC
PAP - 60.73% (unchanged)
NSP - 39.27%

Potong Pasir SMC
PAP - 50.36% (unchanged)
SPP - 49.64%

Punggol East SMC
PAP - 54.54% (+0.01%)
SDA - 4.45%
WP - 41.01%  (-0.01%)

Radin Mas SMC
PAP - 67.10%
NSP - 32.90% (+0.01%)

Sembawang GRC
PAP - 63.90% (+0.01%)
SDP - 36.10%

Sengkang West SMC
PAP - 58.11% (+0.03%)
WP - 41.89%

Tampines GRC
PAP - 57.22% (unchanged)
NSP - 42.78%

West Coast GRC
PAP - 66.57% (unchanged)
RP - 33.43%

Whampoa SMC
PAP - 66.10%
NSP - 33.90% (+0.01%)

Yuhua SMC
PAP - 66.86%
SDP - 33.14 (+0.01%)

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