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  1. Charles Mok loses final appeal over poll rival's victory

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Former Legislative Council contestant Charles Mok yesterday lost his final bid to challenge his arch rival's victory in the 2008 election as the top court tossed out his case. The election petition filed by Mok against incumbent lawmaker Samson Tam Wai-ho, of the information technology functional constituency, was rejected by the Court ...

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    Pair on trial for false voter registration

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... council elections last November. Company proprietor Lui Sze-kwok, 41, and salesman Ching Tak-ho, 30, pleaded not guilty in Kowloon City Court. They each face a charge of knowingly making a false ... the election, asking for proof that they lived there. But the defendants did not reply, he said. Five candidates ran in the King's Park constituency, in the November 6 election, which was won ...

  3. Poll ploy breaches Law, says Beijing

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... suffrage will be introduced for the 2017 chief executive and 2020 Legco elections. In return, they say they will support government proposals for electoral reform in 2012. ... Ambrose Leung and Ng Tze-wei in Beijing Beijing has changed its tune on the Legislative Council by-elections that pan-democrats see as a de facto referendum on Hong Kong's democracy. ...

  4. Seven sentenced for fake address in district election

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... elections last year. They were the first batch of defendants to be convicted and sentenced since hundreds of reports of vote-rigging in November's polls surfaced. Both the police and anti-graft ... the poll's credibility. The vote-rigging was a well-plotted scam and would have raised doubts about the election results had it succeeded, Kwok said. 'The wide coverage [of vote-rigging ...

  5. Narrow loser in election to tell ICAC of suspicions

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Joyce Man The ICAC will be asked to look into suspicions about votes in a constituency won by a rural leader previously named in the election-bribery case of the champion ... elections. The rural leader, Hau Kam-lam, was arrested but has not been charged in the bribery case. Kan was convicted last month. Hau narrowly won his seat on the Sheung Shui Rural constituency ...

  6. Election bid by Chen's son tipped to split vote

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com The son of Taiwan's jailed ex-president Chen Shui-bian said yesterday that he would run in the island's legislative elections ... of Kaohsiung that he would seek a legislative seat in the January 14 elections, which are to be held alongside the presidential poll. 'I will never be absent in representing the Chiencheng ...

  7. Famed horse trainer denies bid to buy vote in election

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Five-time champion horse racing trainer Brian Kan Ping-chee has denied bribing a village representative to vote for him in a rural election. The 73-year-old ... on February 27 to another village representative of the Sheung Shui district as an inducement to vote for him in March. He was charged last Friday with corrupt conduct in an election. Kan was arrested ...

  8. Fake voting address leads to suspended jail sentence

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau and Joyce Ng People who rigged votes in last year's district council elections will be given immediate jail sentences if they are found guilty of casting a ballot after ... making an incorrect statement. He was sentenced in Kowloon City Court to a two-month jail term suspended for a year after it was revealed that he did not vote in the election. The prosecution ...

  9. Legislator and law partners seek HK$2m in election libel suit

    Posted Sep 04th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... election for passing out leaflets they claim contained libellous content. Cheng, the firm K.B. Chau & Co and three other partners there are seeking damages from Ho Sau-mo. They claim Ho, who lost in the October 2007 election, printed and gave out leaflets with claims about them that were libellous. The other partners are Cheung Kwai-nang, Adam To King-yan and Poon Kwok-fai. Cheng, ...

  10. The closest election race

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff writer People in Britain went to vote yesterday and should have a new government today. This is the closest fought election for decades. Prime Minister Gordon Brown, of the Labour Party, has never been elected as Britain's leader. He inherited the job from Tony Blair. Since then he's seen the terrible financial crisis. He's also had to deal ...




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