This election was expected to have a large number of new candidates as the major political parties had undergone self-renewal in recent years, many of whom belong to the post-1965 generation. PAP had introduced 24 new candidates, including 7 women. The two opposition parties that held a seat, the Workers' Party and the Singapore Democratic Alliance had also introduced many first-timers for this election. The WP 15 new faces including 3 women and SDA 6 new faces.
People's Action Party
This is the list of new candidates from the PAP that participated: