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The District Council (First) functional constituency (Chinese: 區議會(第一)功能界別), formerly called District Council until 2012, is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. Its electorate consists of all 431 directly elected members (excluding the 27 ex officio seats held by chairpersons of rural committees) of the 18 District Councils of Hong Kong. Along with Catering, it was created in 2000 to replace the Urban Council and Regional Council constituencies after the councils were abolished.

District Council (First)
區議會(第一)
Functional Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
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Country Hong Kong
Electorate431 (2016)[1]
Current constituency
Created2000
Number of membersOne
Member(s)Lau Kwok-fan (DAB)

Return MembersEdit

Electoral ResultsEdit

2010sEdit

2016 Hong Kong legislative election: District Council (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DAB Lau Kwok-fan uncontested
DAB hold Swing
2012 Hong Kong legislative election: District Council (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DAB Ip Kwok-him uncontested
DAB hold Swing

2000sEdit

2008 Hong Kong legislative election: District Council
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DAB Ip Kwok-him 259 65.40
Nonpartisan Lam Wai-keung 137 34.60
Majority 122 30.80
Total valid votes 396 100.00
Rejected ballots 13
Turnout 409 95.56
Registered electors 428
DAB gain from Liberal Swing
2004 Hong Kong legislative election: District Council
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Lau Wong-fat 267 61.24 +2.83
Democratic Cosmas Kwong Kwok-chuen 126 28.90
Nonpartisan Au Chi-yuen 43 9.86
Turnout 436 96.97 +3.32
Liberal gain from DAB Swing
2000 Hong Kong legislative election: District Council
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DAB Ip Kwok-him 198 58.41
Liberal Chiang Sai-cheong 141 41.59
Turnout 339 93.65
DAB win (new seat)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Voter Registration Statistics : Functional Constituency". Voter Registration.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2012-03-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-17. Retrieved 2012-11-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-08-29. Retrieved 2012-11-17.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)