Choy Kan-pui, BBS, JP (born 1929) is a former Hong Kong legislator and Sha Tin villager. He ran in the 1982 Hong Kong district boards election representing the Tin Sum village in Sha Tin where he rooted and continued his office until 2003. He was also the chairman of the Sha Tin District Council.[1]

Choy Kan-pui
蔡根培

Member of the Provisional Legislative Council
In office
25 January 1997 – 30 June 1998
Member of the Legislative Council
In office
1 October 1995 – 30 June 1997
Preceded byNew seat
Succeeded byabolished
ConstituencyElection Committee
Personal details
Born (1929-08-05) 5 August 1929 (age 90)
Hong Kong
Political partyHKAS (1980s–1991)
UDHK (1991–93)
Civil Force (1993–present)
HKPA (1990s)
Spouse(s)Wai Shui-yung
Tsang Fook Tai
ResidenceHong Kong
OccupationCompany Director

He was a member of the Hong Kong Affairs Society, a pro-democratic political group in the 1980s, later turned into the first major pro-democratic party United Democrats of Hong Kong (UDHK). Choy was the founding member of the UDHK but soon later he and Lau Kong-wah quit the party and form a local community organisation Civil Force. He was elected as member of the Legislative Council in Election Committee in the 1995 Legislative Council election in which the electorates were composed of district councillors. He later joined the pro-Beijing pro-business Hong Kong Progressive Alliance (HKPA) and reelected to the Provisional Legislative Council in 1996. In the 2000 Legislative Council election, HKPA supported Choy Kan-pui and Tang Siu-tong to participate in the New Territories East and New Territories West constituencies respectively but Choy failed to go back to the LegCo.[2]

He is currently the member of the Heung Yee Kuk.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "臨 時 立 法 會". Legislative Council of Hong Kong. Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
  2. ^ Kuan, Hsin-Chi (2000). Out of the Shadow of 1997?: The 2000 Legislative Council Election in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Chinese University Press. p. 262.
  3. ^ "新界鄉議局第三十三屆議員芳名錄". 新界鄉議局. 3 February 2012. Archived from the original on 21 January 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2013.
Political offices
Preceded by
Ng Chan-lam
Chairman of the Sha Tin District Board
1991–1999
Succeeded by
Wai Kwok-hung
Legislative Council of Hong Kong
New constituency Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Election Committee
1995–1997
Replaced by
Provisional Legislative Council
New parliament Member of Provisional Legislative Council
1997–1998
Replaced by Legislative Council