2001 Election Committee (Legislative Council constituency) by-election
The 2001 Election Committee by-election was held on 16 September 2001 after resignation of the incumbent Legislative Councillor Professor Ng Ching-fai who represented one of the six seats in the Election Committee constituency, from the Legislative Council (LegCo) with effect from 15 July 2001.
Ng Ching-fai of the New Century Forum (NCF) resigned in 2001 to take the vice-chancellorship of the Hong Kong Baptist University. NCF convenor Ma Fung-kwok who ran as a nonpartisan was elected with 359 votes, representing about 52% of the total number of valid votes cast, defeating two other candidates, Ho Sai-chu of the Liberal Party and nonpartisan Chan Man-hung.
During the nomination period from 2 to August 2001, three nominations were received, including the Liberal Party's Ho Sai-chu, New Century Forum's Ma Fung-kwok, who ran as a nonpartisan, and nonpartisan Chan Man-hung.
|Nonpartisan (New Forum)||Ma Fung-kwok||359||51.7||+1.4|
|Total valid votes||687||100.0|
|Nonpartisan gain from Nonpartisan||Swing||+4.8|
- "2001 Legislative Council By-election (Election Committee)". Electoral Affairs Commission.