Election Committee (constituency)

Election Committee (ECC) was a former constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong.

Election Committee
Former Election Committee Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Electorate800
Former constituency
Created1995
Abolished2004
Number of membersSix (2000–04)
Ten (1995–97; 1998–2000)
Member(s)Last members:
Rita Fan (Nonpartisan)
Ambrose Lau (PA)
Yeung Yiu-chung (DAB)
Ng Leung-sing (Nonpartisan)
David Chu (PA)
Ma Fung-kwok (NCF)

The constituency was composed of all 800 members of the Election Committee of Hong Kong. The 800 members contained 664 nominated from the sectors of the economy, 40 from the religious organisations, and 96 ex officio members who were Hong Kong deputies to the National People's Congress and Legislative Council members. Besides the members of the Legislative Council, the 800 members Election Committee also elected the Chief Executive of Hong Kong every five years.

Prior to the handover, the electorate of the ECC consisted of all the elected District Board members who had been elected in the 1994 DB ordinary elections under the Governor Chris Patten's electoral reform passed in 1994. Single Transferable Vote system was used in the 1995 election.[1]

Plurality-at-large voting system was used in 1998 and 2000.

Return MembersEdit

1995 – 1997 1998–2000 2000–2004
Lo Suk-ching Rita Fan
Choy Kan-pui
Civil Force
Ng Leung-sing
Anthony Cheung
Democratic
Ng Ching-fai
NCF (1999–2001)
Ma Fung-kwok
NCF
Ambrose Lau
Progressive Alliance
Ip Kwok-him
DAB
Yeung Yiu-chung
DAB
David Chu
LDF (1995–97)
Progressive Alliance (1998–2004)
Chan Kam-lam
DAB
abolished
Law Cheung-kwok
ADPL
Ma Fung-kwok
NCF (1999–2000)
John Tse
Democratic
Choy So-yuk
Progressive Alliance
Yum Sin-ling
123 Democratic Alliance
Ho Sai-chu
Liberal

HistoryEdit

The elected candidates are shown in bold.

Election Committee by-election 2001
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan (New Forum) Ma Fung-kwok 359 51.7 +1.4
Liberal Ho Sai-chu 294 42.4 −8.1
Nonpartisan Chan Man-hung 34 4.9
Majority 65 9.3
Total valid votes 687 100.0
Rejected ballots 7
Turnout 694 89.6
Registered electors 775
Nonpartisan gain from Nonpartisan Swing +4.8
2000 Hong Kong legislative election: Election Committee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Rita Hsu Lai-tai 651 87.0 +7.5
Progressive Alliance Ambrose Lau Hon-chuen 651 79.4 +16.4
DAB Yeung Yiu-chung 490 65.5 -9.3
Nonpartisan Ng Leung-sing 483 64.6 -3.2
Progressive Alliance David Chu Yu-lin 464 62.0 +2.6
Nonpartisan (New Forum) Ng Ching-fai 401 53.6 -13.5
Liberal Ho Sai-chu 378 50.5 +1.6
Nonpartisan (New Forum) Ma Fung-kwok 376 50.3 -8.7
Nonpartisan Shiu Sin-por 360 48.1
Nonpartisan Ho Ka-cheong 117 15.6
1998 Hong Kong legislative election: Election Committee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Rita Fan Hsu Lai-tai 628 79.5
Nonpartisan Ng Leung-sing 539 68.2
Nonpartisan Ng Ching-fai 530 67.1
Progressive Alliance Lau Hon-chuen 504 63.8
Progressive Alliance David Chu Yu-lin 469 59.4
Nonpartisan Ma Fung-kwok 466 59.0
DAB Yeung Yiu-chung 441 55.8
DAB Chan Kam-lam 432 54.7
Progressive Alliance Choy So-yuk 397 50.3
Liberal Ho Sai-chu 386 48.9
Progressive Alliance Charles Yeung Chun-kam 380 48.1
Independent Peggy Lam Pei 346 43.8
Independent Kan Fook-yee 300 38.0
NTAS (DAB) Cheung Hok-ming 273 34.6
ADPL Law Cheung-kwok 259 32.8
DAB Thomas Pang Cheung-wai 226 28.6
Nonpartisan Joseph Hui Tak-fai 214 27.1
Heung Yee Kuk Pang Hang-yin 212 26.8
Nonpartisan Maria Joyce Chang Sau-han 149 18.9
Nonpartisan James Chiu 141 17.8
Nonpartisan Stephen Yam Chi-ming 137 17.3
Nonpartisan Ho Ka-cheong 97 12.3
Nonpartisan (TUC) Leung Tsz-leung 85 10.8
Nonpartisan Lee Kwong-lam 83 10.5
Nonpartisan Siu See-kong 56 7.1
1995 Hong Kong legislative election: Election Committee
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Lo Suk-ching 26 9.2
Civil Force Choy Kan-pui 26 9.2
Democratic Cheung Bing-Ieung 26 9.2
Progressive Alliance Lau Hon-chuen 26 9.2
DAB Chan Kam-lam 26 9.2
ADPL Law Cheung-kwok 26 9.2
DAB Ip Kwok-him 26 9.2
Democratic John Tse Wing-ling 26 9.2
LDF David Chu Yu-lin 26 9.2
123DA Yum Sin-ling 26 9.2
United Front for the People Yeung Fuk-kwong 0 0.0
Nonpartisan Lee York-fai 0 0.0
Nonpartisan Fung Kwong-chung 0 0.0
ADPL Leung Kwong-cheong 0 0.0
Democratic Yuen Bun-keung 0 0.0
Liberal Mark Lin 0 0.0
Nonpartisan Louis Leung Wing-on 0 0.0
Nonpartisan Paul Chan Sing-kong 0 0.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Report on the 1995 Legislative General Election, Boundary and Election Commission
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 August 2012. Retrieved 23 October 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/199805/25/0525201.htm
  4. ^ Report on the 1995 Legislative General Election, Boundary and Election Commission