LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY GENERAL ELECTION 1959
SEATS

Party Leader Held Candidates Won New
Singapore People's Alliance  LIM Yew Hock 
[Cairnhill]
9
(37.5%)
39
(76.5%)
4
(10.3%)
4
(7.8%)
People's Action Party  LEE Kuan Yew 
[Tanjong Pagar]
4
(16.7%)
51
(100.0%)
43
(84.3%)
43
(84.3%)
Liberal Socialist Party  E. K. TAN 
[River Valley]
2
(8.3%)
32
(62.7%)
0 0
United Malays National Organisation  SYED ALI Zedha Alsagoff 
[Didn't contest]
2
(8.3%)
8
(15.7%)
3
(37.5%)
3
(5.9%)
Citizens' Party  SEAH Peng Chuan 
[Kallang]
1
(4.2%)
5
(9.8%)
0 0
Malayan Chinese Association  WONG Foo Nam 
[Mountbatten]
1
(4.2%)
5
(9.8%)
0 0
Labour Front  Francis THOMAS 
[Thomson]
0 3
(5.9%)
0 0
Malay Union  MUDA MUHAMED Mahmud 
[Didn't contest]
0 3
(5.9%)
0 0
Partai Rakyat  HARUN Mohamed Amin 
[Geylang Serai]
- 4
(7.8%)
0 0
Pan-Malayan Islamic Party  ABDULLAH Zawawi 
[Didn't contest]
- 3
(5.9%)
0 0
Workers' Party  David MARSHALL 
[Cairnhill]
- 3
(5.9%)
0 0
Katong United Residents' Association  Felice LEON-SOH 
[Mountbatten]
- 2
(3.9%)
0 0
Malayan Indian Congress  T. T. K. ALEXANDER 
[Bukit Panjang]
- 2
(3.9%)
0 0
Independents - 5
(20.8%)
34
(66.7%)
1
(2.9%)
1
(2.0%)
TOTAL 24 194 51 51
Vacant 1 - - -

Previous seats: GE 1955 & BE 1957

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