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Council Elections

Letters Question, August 17, 2012

In the dark.

Should the government launch a publicity campaign ahead of next month's Legislative Council elections, given that a survey has found that only a third of Hongkongers realise they have a vote in the new "super seats"?

 

Friday, 17 August, 2012, 12:49pm

Letters Question, August 17, 2012

In the dark.

Should the government launch a publicity campaign ahead of next month's Legislative Council elections, given that a survey has found that only a third of Hongkongers realise they have a vote in the new "super seats"?

 

17 Aug 2012 - 12:49pm

Fake voting address leads to suspended jail sentence

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 filing a false address, a magistrate told a court yesterday.

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Electoral integrity must be upheld

A series of irregularities unearthed by the media shortly after the district council polls last month has aroused concerns that our voter registration system may be too loose and prone to abuse. Officials have responded by taking steps to tighten the arrangements. It is good to see that the need to plug the loophole has finally been recognised by the government.

17 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Rational choice

There have been various informed and speculative explanations for the rather astonishing results of the recent district council elections.

15 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Pan-democrats suffer as demographic changes tip the balance

The pan-democrats' setback in the district council elections defied the conventional wisdom that they benefit from higher turnouts, since voter turnout was 2.6 percentage points higher than in the 2007 polls.

Political analysts said the unexpected result may be due to demographic changes among voters.

8 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Mental centres a political hot potato

Almost 90 per cent of candidates for the district council elections have shied away from stating their views about having a mental health centre in their district.

5 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Running tips

The chief executive election is currently garnering much of the public's attention, yet nominations for the district council elections officially ended last week and the polling date is only just over a month away.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

City Digest

Waste sent to treatment centre while radioactive

17 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

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