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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The story 'One person, one vote seen for chief in 2017' published on Page A2 yesterday misquoted Basic Law chairman Alan Hoo as saying that changes to the chief executive election should only be introduced in 2017. Mr Hoo has suggested changes to the election be introduced in 2012, with a view to adopting a one man, one vote poll in 2017. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/588902/corrections-clarifications
  2. Just a thought

    Posted Aug 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Veteran politician Allen Lee Peng-fei has urged pan-democrats to accept Beijing loyalists' call to elect the chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017. Should they follow his advice? Write to us. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605472/just-thought
  3. Task group discusses ways of electing chief executive in 2012

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... democracy in 2017. 'If the 2017 election is authentic universal suffrage- chief executive candidates are not filtered out- I do not mind changes in 2012.' ... Members discussed the method of forming the Election Committee that will select the chief executive. 'The composition of the Election Committee in 2012 will hopefully transform ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/628028/task-group-discusses-ways-electing-chief-executive-2012
  4. Rethink needed on election expenses

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as we move towards 2017, the earliest time the city's leader can be returned by one person, one vote. According to records filed to the election office, Democratic Party leader Albert Ho ... there are justifications to set a higher spending cap in 2017, when the ballot is expected to be open to more than three million eligible voters. The rigid rules on election expenses have long been seen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999376/rethink-needed-election-expenses
  5. 2017: blue-sky dreams

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... for any updates. She saw that a senior official had ridiculed the suggestion that any Hong Kong resident should be eligible to stand as a candidate in the next chief executive election, provided he or she had no criminal record, had secured a minimum number of nominations from other residents and paid the deposit. Such an uncontrolled system could result in the election ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598989/2017-blue-sky-dreams
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975238/80pc-want-universal-suffrage-early
  7. Beijing loyalists want pre-election

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the feasibility and the acceptance of the central government, we suggest implementing the direct election for the chief executive in 2017,' the veteran party member said. The member, who did not want ... Denise Hung A preliminary election should be held as part of the process for returning the chief executive by universal suffrage, according to Beijing loyalists. Candidates should face ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599436/beijing-loyalists-want-pre-election
  8. More people willing to compromise on date for suffrage

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung More people will accept universal suffrage in 2017 if that is Beijing's choice, although 2012 still receives majority support, according to Chinese University surveys ... the chief executive by universal suffrage in 2012 said they would compromise if Beijing opted for 2017. The figure in its August survey was 59.4 per cent; in July, 61.4 per cent were prepared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/610122/more-people-willing-compromise-date-suffrage
  9. Chan lays down suffrage challenge

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... if this is accompanied by an implied threat that, if the Legislative Council doesn't endorse it this time around, then all bets are off for election of the chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017 ... for the chief executive election in 2017 and the Legislative Council poll in 2020. Mrs Chan said the final strategy for achieving universal suffrage must be clear and endorsed by the central government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/623736/chan-lays-down-suffrage-challenge
  10. No need for democracy suspicions, chief tells democrats

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for universal suffrage would not be overturned. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen pledged that election of the chief executive by 'one person, one vote' in 2017 would be in line with the principles ... by 2012 but opened the possibility for it in the 2017 chief executive and 2020 Legislative Council elections. Mr Tsang said some people in Hong Kong viewed this decision suspiciously ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/623414/no-need-democracy-suspicions-chief-tells-democrats

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