PARLIAMENTARY GENERAL ELECTION 1997
SEATS

Party Leader Held Candidates Unopposed Contested Won New
People's Action Party  GOH Chok Tong 
[Marine Parade GRC]
75
(94.9%)
83
(100.0%)
47
(56.6%)
36
(43.4%)
34
(94.4%)
81
(97.6%)
Singapore Democratic Party  CHEE Soon Juan 
[MacPherson]
3
(3.8%)
12
(14.5%)
0 12
(100.0%)
0 0
Workers' Party  J. B. JEYARETNAM 
[Cheng San GRC]
1
(1.3%)
14
(16.9%)
0 14
(100.0%)
1
(7.1%)
1
(1.2%)
National Solidarity Party  TAN Chee Kien 
[Hong Kah GRC]
0 7
(8.4%)
0 7
(100.0%)
0 0
Singapore People's Party  CHIAM See Tong 
[Potong Pasir]
- 3
(3.6%)
0 3
(100.0%)
1
(33.3%)
1
(1.2%)
Democratic Progressive Party  TAN Soo Phuan 
[Chua Chu Kang]
- 2
(2.4%)
0 2
(100.0%)
0 0
Independents - 0 1
(1.2%)
0 1
(100.0%)
0 0
TOTAL 79 122 47 73 36 83
Vacant 2 - - - - -

Party SMCs GRCs Party SMCs GRCs
Field Won Field Unopp Won Field Won Field Unopp Won
People's Action Party 9 7 15 9 6 Singapore Democratic Party 3 0 2 0 0
Workers' Party 1 1 3 0 0 National Solidarity Party 2 0 1 0 0
Singapore People's Party 3 1 - - - Democratic Progressive Party 2 0 - - -
Independents 1 0 - - -

Party NCMP seats New NCMP seats
Workers' Party - 1

Previous seats: GE 1991 & BE 1992

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