Centre Street (constituency)

Centre Street is one of the 15 constituencies in the Central and Western District, Hong Kong.

Centre Street
Elected Constituency
for the Central & Western District Council
Outline map
Boundary of Centre Street in Central & Western District
DistrictCentral & Western
Legislative Council constituencyHong Kong Island
Population15,003 (2019)[1]
Electorate6,980 (2019)[2]
Current constituency
Created1999
Number of membersOne
Member(s)Cheung Kai-yin (Democratic)
Created fromTung Wah
University
Water Street

The constituency returns one district councillor to the Central and Western District Council, with an election every four years.

Centre Street constituency is loosely based on the area around Centre Street in Sai Ying Pun with estimated population of 15,003.[3]

Councillors representedEdit

Election Member Party
1999 Henry Leung Yiu-cho Democratic
2006 by-election Sidney Lee Chi-hang Independent
2019 Cheung Kai-yin Democratic

Election resultsEdit

2010sEdit

Central & Western District Council Election, 2019: Centre Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Cheung Kai-yin 2,909 58.90 +9.40
Nonpartisan Sidney Lee Chi-hang 2,030 41.10 −9.40
Majority 879 17.80
Turnout 4,954 70.98
Democratic gain from Nonpartisan Swing
Central & Western District Council Election, 2015: Centre Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Sidney Lee Chi-hang 1,654 50.5 –9.3
Democratic Cheung Kai-yin 1,621 49.5
Majority 33 1.0 –17.4
Turnout 3,322 50.1
Independent hold Swing
Central & Western District Council Election, 2011: Centre Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Sidney Lee Chi-hang 1,739 59.2 -5.8
Land Justice League Wong Ho-yin 1,199 40.8 N/A
Majority 540 18.4 -11.6
Independent hold Swing

2000sEdit

Central & Western District Council Election, 2007: Centre Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Sidney Lee Chi-hang 2,013 65.0 +15.3
Independent Victor Lee Kwok-chuen 1,085 35.0 N/A
Majority 928 30.0
Independent hold Swing
Centre Street by-election 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent (FTU) Sidney Lee Chi-hang 1,128 49.7
Democratic Nelson Wong Kin-shing 907 41.6 -14.4
Independent Louis Leung Wing-on 198 8.7 N/A
Majority 221 8.1
Independent gain from Democratic Swing
Central & Western District Council Election, 2003: Centre Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Henry Leung Yiu-cho 1,693 66.0 +7.0
DAB Lau Yeung-fun 750 29.2 -11.8
Independent So Lai-yung 124 24.8
Majority 943 36.8 +18.8
Democratic hold Swing

1990sEdit

Central & Western District Council Election, 1999: Centre Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Henry Leung Yiu-cho 1,063 59.0 N/A
DAB Tong Wai-yuen 739 41.0 N/A
Majority 324 18.0 (new)
Democratic win (new seat)

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ "Recommended District Council Constituency Areas" (PDF). Electoral Affairs Commission.
  2. ^ "Age and Sex profile of registered electors by 452 District Council Constituency Areas in 2019" (PDF). Register.
  3. ^ "2011 District Councils Election – Summary of the District Council Constituency Areas". Hong Kong Government. 5 September 2011. Retrieved 21 April 2013.

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