Community March

Community March (Chinese: 社區前進) was a district-based political group formed in late 2017 in Hong Kong by a group of pro-democracy social activists.

Community March
社區前進
ConvenorBen Lam
FoundedLate 2017
Dissolved8 September 2021
IdeologyLiberalism (Hong Kong)
Social democracy
Political positionCentre-left
Regional affiliationPro-democracy camp
Colours  Green
Website
www.facebook.com/communitymarch/

HistoryEdit

Initiated by former chairwoman of the Labour Party Suzanne Wu, the group was actively planning to field candidates in the 2019 District Council elections in Yau Tsim Mong and Sham Shui Po,[1] after their unsuccessful first attempt in Tai Nan by-election.[2] All 5 of its candidates were elected in the pro-democracy landslide victory, became the largest party in the Yau Tsim Mong District Council.[2]

The group announced their disbandment on 8 September 2021.[2]

Performance in electionsEdit

Yau Tsim Mong District Council electionsEdit

Election Number of
popular votes
% of
popular votes
Total
elected seats
+/−
2019 12,100  13.64 
5 / 20
5 

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "退出工黨 組「社區前進」挑戰建制派 胡穗珊轉戰九西 劍指區選". 蘋果日報. 27 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "前年區選油尖旺取五席 「社區前進」宣布解散". 獨立媒體. 8 September 2021. Archived from the original on 8 September 2021. Retrieved 23 September 2021.

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