Proxy Voting

Taishi residents block run-off poll for local delegate

Villagers cry foul after being denied proxy votes for family members

Tuesday, 21 March, 2006, 12:00am

Smith holds on to post as Butani challenge falls short

The battle for control of local cricket reached a nail-biting conclusion last night with incumbent Hong Kong Cricket Association (HKCA) president Terry Smith seeing off a strong challenge from Papu Butani by a single vote.

At a packed annual general meeting at the Kowloon Cricket Club, Smith polled 114 votes to Butani's 113 to hold on to his post.

18 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Warning on voting 'coup' danger

The chairman of the Hong Kong Cricket Association (HKCA), Peter Slack, has warned that the game's executive committee is wide open for a coup and asked for a change in the way officials are elected.

9 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Village heads ordered to reveal income

Elected village heads will have to reveal their income in an attempt to stamp out corruption.

It is one of the measures drawn up by officials responsible for grassroots democracy to increase openness in village administration.

5 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Proxy-vote scheme open open to fixing

I REFER to your report that emigrants might be able to vote by proxy in 1995 (Sunday Morning Post, August 14) and your editorial warning that great care would have to be taken to prevent fraudulent practices.

28 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Chamber spurns McGregor in poll for committee

JIMMY McGregor, Legislative Council representative of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, was last night humiliated by a crushing defeat in the general committee election.

He won only 543 votes in the total of about 2,000 and was almost 700 votes behind his nearest rival.

27 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Writ filed on commerce chamber vote

A WRIT has been filed in the Supreme Court against the Indian Chamber of Commerce seeking a declaration that resolutions passed at its annual general meeting were null and void and of no effect.

24 Mar 1993 - 12:00am