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  1. The pan-democrats need to campaign with an eye on 2017

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of universal suffrage in 2017, when they can participate fully in the chief executive election. If the pan-democrats can, through this election, show that they have a candidate of solid quality, ... Albert Cheng To the surprise of most people, the pan-democrats have secured more than 200 seats on the Election Committee. They are not only set to win a place for one of their candidates ...

  2. Democrats to contest chief executive election

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the pan-democratic camp better prepare for the universal suffrage expected in 2017. 'There is no hope for the pan-democratic candidate to win the chief executive election,' said party chairman ... the horse,' he said. 'Democrats say such a primary can help the camp to prepare for the poll in 2017, but nothing is known, such as whether it would be an election open for all.' Under ...

  3. Wanted- candidates for Election Committee

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... pan-democrats' participation in the coming chief executive election was crucial for laying the infrastructure for universal suffrage in 2017. 'We hope to force the candidates to face the public, ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Pan-democrats are having trouble finding enough candidates to contest seats in the upcoming election of Election Committee members, who will pick the next ...

  4. Election's not for me, Fan says

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Former Legislative Council president Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai backed out of standing in the chief executive election following six months of consideration. 'I have little confidence that I could handle the heavy burden of being chief executive till 2017,' the Beijing loyalist, 66, said on Sunday. Fan, a member of the Standing Committee of the National ...

  5. Loophole remains in top job election

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... suffrage is introduced for choosing the chief executive in 2017, a nominating body similar to the Election Committee will still be responsible for selecting the candidates to stand in the poll. ... who will cast their ballots on Sunday for delegates to the Election Committee, which will choose the city's next chief executive on March 25. The two bodies will vote in the commercial ...

  6. 80pc want universal suffrage early

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in 2017 and the Legislative Council election in 2020 to be done in one go. Alliance convenor Fung Wai-wah said they were asking the government to sort out the consultation as soon as the next ... Congress Standing Committee in 2007 that allowed universal suffrage for the chief executive in 2017 and following Legco elections. But the arrangements for the chief executive election in 2017 ...

  7. A litmus test of our democracy

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... suffrage is introduced for the election of the chief executive in 2017. But that may not be the case. Candidates for that election will still need to be selected by a 'broadly representative ... that the elections to be held from 2017 onwards are- as promised- democratic. ...

  8. City to choose pan-democrat contender

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com The pan-democrats will stage a primary election to choose a candidate from their camp to run in the chief executive race. All permanent residents ... and procedures group, led by academics, and a logistics group, will be set up to ensure the city-wide poll is on par with a standard election,' said Cheng, a politics academic at City University ...

  9. Regina Ip rules out run for top job

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee and Ng Kang-chung Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee has dropped the idea of running for the city's top job next year but says she might run in 2017. The chairwoman of the New ... to consider vying for the top job next year, as shown in the results of the Election Committee sub-sector election on Sunday, she said. The former secretary for security would have only 20 to 25 ...

  10. Turnout rate to pick CE panel down

    Posted Dec 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The poll yesterday was the last where most Hongkongers were left as mere spectators, as the next chief executive election, in 2017, will be by universal suffrage. A total of 766 seats in 24 sectors were contested by 1,300 candidates. They will join the 434 uncontested candidates, nominees from the religious sectors and ex-officio members, to form the 1,200-member Election Committee. ...




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