Democratic Progressive Party
民主进步党 
Parti Demokratik Progresif
Singapore United Front / United Front
新加坡统一阵线 
Barisan Bersatu Singapura
Registered: 16 March 1973
Symbol: Sun ● Hoe, pen & circle
Website: http://www.dpp.sg/
Set up by a WP splinter group led by Seow Khee Leng, UF changed its name to SUF on 5 March 1982, at its 9th anniversary, to avoid confusion with UPF. In 1988, most of its members including Seow rejoined WP, their hinderland party, to unite and take on GRCs. Widely thought to have been dissolved, it was actually kept in the backburner. In 1990, Seow and a few others who concealed their dual membership left WP again to revive it, quietly renaming it DPP to promote it as a new party. A father-and-son pair contested the 1997 and 2001 General Elections and were expelled in 2002 for repeatedly defying party decision not to. In 2013, dissident SPP leaders led by Benjamin Pwee joined and revived the party, although they contested under SPP in the 2015 GE.
General Elections record
Year Seats Cand Won % Year Seats Cand Won %
1976 (UF) 69 14 0 25.3 1997 (DPP) 83 2 0 12.3
1980 (UF) 75 8 0 19.0 2001 (DPP) 84 2 0 14.3
1984 (SUF) 79 13 0 34.2 2015 - 2 under SPP -
By-Elections record
Year Seats Cand Won %
1979 (UF) 2 1 0 17.4