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  1. Ballot rigging dispute widens

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com The row over vote-rigging allegations in the District Council elections- already under investigation- deepened yesterday when two more politicians complained of people using false details to register as voters. One of the compla ...

  2. Voter listed Four Seasons hotel as a home

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Colleen Lee, Tanna Chong and Stuart Lau Almost 100 voters in Central registered offices and hotels, including the luxury Four Seasons, as their homes. Other complaints aired yesterday included one by a candidate who lost by 24 votes and later found that m ...

  3. More suspected election abuses found

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong and Colleen Lee More possible abuses have been found in district council voter registrations, following a spate of recent vote-rigging claims that have prompted an official investigation. In one case- discovered and dealt with before the Novem ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Purge of voting list in bid to foil cheats could be challenged, critics say

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... register could affect the results of the poll. The Registration and Electoral Office wrote to 296,000 people whose addresses were in doubt, as part of an unprecedented crackdown on poll fraud earlier this year in the wake of fraud claims in November's district council elections. Those who did not reply will not get to vote. Ng says it is possible for a number of excluded voters ...

  5. Everybody loses when a vote is rigged

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the election watchdog to be especially vigilant, given the widespread fraud that was detected in last year's district council election. The ICAC, after all, has arrested 52 people in connection with vote-rigging. Here is a chance for the new and highly unpopular government of Leung Chun-ying to prove its mettle by making sure it toughens monitoring to prevent voter fraud, and to make sure it has ...

  6. Former Benefun executive faces ICAC fraud charge

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Lawrence Lo King-fat, a former senior executive of Hong Kong-listed China Environmental Resources, and Choy Ping-fai, a proprietor of an investment company, have been charged by the Independent Commission Against Corrupti ...

  7. ICAC links 7,700 to fraud at polls

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com The ICAC says 7,700 voters are suspected of vote-rigging in the district council elections in November. The Independent Commission Against Corruption revealed the figure yesterday as it reviewed its work last year. It said its ins ...

  8. Race is on to crack down on vote fraud

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com People who fail to report a change of address but still vote could be jailed under proposals to plug loopholes in the voter registration system. The government also plans to require new voters to provide proof of abode during re ...

  9. 250,000 voters risk being struck off roll

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com About 250,000 voters risk being struck off the electoral roll if they fail to validate their addresses by June 29. They have ignored requests from the Registration and Electoral Office despite being given six weeks to reply, ...

  10. Concerns lead to tighter grip over exit polls on voting day

    Posted Sep 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Albert Wong University of Hong Kong pollster Robert Chung Ting-yiu has amended arrangements for releasing Legislative Council election exit poll results to media organisations after political parties and the media itself raised concer ...




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