1916 Hong Kong sanitary board election

The 1916 Hong Kong Sanitary Board election was held on 18 February 1916 for an elected seat in the Sanitary Board of Hong Kong.

1916 Hong Kong sanitary board election

← 1915 18 February 1916 1917 →
Nominee F. M. G. Ozorio H. G. Earle
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
Popular vote 330 85
Percentage 79.52% 20.48%

Member before election

G. H. L. Fitzwilliams

Elected Member

F. M. G. Ozorio

The election was held for the two of the elected seats in the board due to the resignation of Dr. G. H. L. Fitzwilliams who resigned in January.[1]

There were eight spoilt papers and only 323 of the Jury List of between 1,100 and 1,200 votes. Dr. F. M. G. Ozorio returned to the office by large majority over Dr. H. G. Earle, a professor at the University of Hong Kong.[2]

References edit

  1. ^ "Medical and Sanitary Reports of the Year 1916" (PDF). Hong Kong Government.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Sanitary Board Election". Hong Kong Telegraph. 19 February 1916. p. 5.