PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION 1972
SEATS

Party Leader Held Candidates Unopposed Contested Won New
People's Action Party  LEE Kuan Yew 
[Tanjong Pagar]
58
(100.0%)
65
(100.0%)
8
(12.3%)
57
(87.7%)
57
(100.0%)
65
(100.0%)
United National Front  R. VETRIVELU 
[Bukit Batok]
0 33
(50.8%)
0 33
(100.0%)
0 0
Workers' Party  J. B. JEYARETNAM 
[Farrer Park]
0 27
(41.5%)
0 27
(100.0%)
0 0
Barisan Sosialis  LEE Siew Choh 
[Rochore]
- 10
(15.4%)
0 10
(100.0%)
0 0
People's Front  LEONG Mun Kwai 
[Tanjong Pagar]
- 7
(10.8%)
0 7
(100.0%)
0 0
Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Melayu Singapura  AHMAD Taff 
[Geylang Serai]
- 2
(3.1%)
0 2
(100.0%)
0 0
Independents - 0 2
(3.1%)
0 2
(100.0%)
0 0
TOTAL 58 146 8 138 57 65

Previous seats: GE 1968 & BE 1970

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