The battlegrounds

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 02 August, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 02 August, 2008, 12:00am

How the 2008 election compares with 2004

2008

Candidates: 204

Geographical constituencies

Candidates: 144 on 55 lists

Functional constituencies

Candidates: 60

Uncontested constituencies: 11

Heung Yee Kuk; Real Estate and Construction; Commercial (Second); Industrial (First); Industrial (Second); Finance; Financial Services; Sports, Performing Arts, Culture and Publication; Import and Export; Catering; Labour

Parties' candidates

DAB: 32

Democrats: 32

Civic Party: 19

Liberals: 18

LSD: 6

ADPL: 7

FTU: 12

The Frontier: 2

CTU: 2

Others: 74

2004

Candidates: 162

Geographical constituencies: 90 on 37 lists

Functional constituencies: 72

Uncontested constituencies: 11

Heung Yee Kuk; Agriculture and Fisheries; Insurance; Transport; Real Estate and Construction; Commercial (First); Commercial (Second); Industrial (First); Industrial (Second); Finance; Import and Export

Parties' candidates

DAB: 31

Liberals: 12

Democrats: 23

ADPL: 6

Others: 90

DAB: Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong

LSD: League of Social Democrats

ADPL: Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood

FTU: Federation of Trade Unions

CTU: Confederation of Trade

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