Legco elections backgrounder: New Territories West constituency

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 06 September, 2012, 4:24pm
UPDATED : Sunday, 09 September, 2012, 5:13pm

New Territories West Constituency will increase its number of seats to nine this year. NT West is the largest constituency in Hong Kong both in terms of geography and population. It covers the districts of Tsuen Wan, Tuen Mun, Yuen Long, Kwai Tsing all the way to the Islands District.  The overall electorate base in all these districts cumulates to 987,330.

Among the contest’s 16 candidates will be DAB chairman Tam Yiu-chung and Legco veteran Kwok Ka-ki, New People’s party deputy chair Tien Pei-shun and Labour Party chairman Lee Cheuk Yan. In the last Legco elections, the DAB and Democratic Party were both able to secure more than one seat.

New Territories West candidates

List 1 (DAB)
Leung Che-cheung
Tsang Hin-keung
Lui Kin
Christina Maisenne Lee
Wong Wai-ling
Chui Kwan-siu

List 2 (FTU)
Alice Mak Mei-kuen
Michael Luk Chung-hung
Leo Chan Manwell
Kot Siu-yuen
Tang Cheuk-him

List 3 (DP)
Josephine Chan Shu-ying
Zachary Wong Wai-yin
Li Hung-por
Catherine Wong Lai-sheung
Ho Hang-mui

List 4 (PP)
Albert Chan Wai-yip
Jacqueline Chan So-ling
Raymond Lai
Tong Wing-chi

List 5 (Democratic Alliance)
Mak Ip-sing

List 6 (LSD)
Tsang Kin-shing

List 7 (CP)
Kwok Ka-ki
Audrey Eu Yuet-mee

List 8 (NPP)
Michael Tien Puk-sun, Clarice Cheung Wai-ching, Legward Wong Cheuk-kin, Ho Kin-cheong

List 9
Junius Ho Kwan-yiu

List 10
Chan Yut-wah

List 11 (NWSC)
Leung Yiu-chung, Wong Yun-tat

List 12 (DAB)
Chan Han-pan, Poon Chi-shing, Nixie Lam Lam, Chan Chun-chung, Law Kwan, Leung Kar-ming, Tsang Tai

List 13
Chan Keung
Ting Yin-wah
So Ka-man
Chow Ping-tim
Tang Ka-leung
Nancy Poon Siu-ping

List 14 (DP)
Lee Wing-tat
Lam Lap-chi
Lai King-wai

List 15 (LabP)
Lee Cheuk-yan, Tam Chun-yin

List 16 (DAB)
Tam Yiu-chung
Lung Shui-hing
Yip Man-pan
Mo Shing-fung

Sources: Legco election official website, Legislative Council website, SCMP.