1891 Hong Kong sanitary board election

The 1891 Hong Kong Sanitary Board election held on 17 June 1891 was the second election for the two unofficial seats in the Sanitary Board of Hong Kong.

1891 Hong Kong sanitary board election
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← 1888 17 June 1891 1894 →
Registered445 Decrease33.48%
Turnout256 (57.53%) Increase29.58pp
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Nominee J. D. Humphreys J. J. Francis A. Shelton Hooper
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 217 198 77
Percentage 44.11% 40.24% 15.65%

Members before election

J. D. Humphreys
J. J. Francis

Elected Members

J. D. Humphreys
J. J. Francis

Only ratepayers on the jury lists of the year were eligible to vote.

There were 256 out of the 445 persons of the electorate voted. Each elector could cast up to two votes. [1]

Overview of outcomeEdit

Sanitary Board Election 1891
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan John David Humphreys 217 44.11 +6.14
Nonpartisan John Joseph Francis 198 40.24 +10.83
Nonpartisan Augustus Shelton Hooper 77 15.65
Turnout 225 57.53 +29.58
Registered electors 446 −33.48

ReferencesEdit

  • Endacott, G. B. Government and people in Hong Kong, 1841-1962 : a constitutional history Hong Kong University Press. (1964)
  • "The Sanitary Board Election". The China Mail. 18 June 1891. p. 3.
  1. ^ "Coverpage - MMIS".