Village candidates win uncontested seats

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 11 December, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 11 December, 2010, 12:00am

Uncontested victories were declared yesterday for 943 candidates in the village representative elections, among the 1,753 who filed valid nominations. Twenty candidades have withdrawn from the race, and three nominations have been declared void. Voting will be held over the first four Sundays of next month. There are 1,484 seats for the 709 villages in the New Territories, and 182,702 registered electors are eligible to vote.