Kennedy Town & Mount Davis (constituency)

Kennedy Town & Mount Davis is one of the 15 constituencies in the Central and Western District of Hong Kong.

Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Elected Constituency
for the Central & Western District Council
Outline map
Boundary of Kennedy Town & Mount Davis in Central & Western District
DistrictCentral & Western
Legislative Council constituencyHong Kong Island West
Population15,734 (2019)[1]
Electorate7,608 (2019)[2]
Current constituency
Created1982 (first time)
1994 (second time)
Number of membersOne
Member(s)Vacant
Created fromKennedy Town & Mount Davis

The constituency returns one district councillor to the Central and Western District Council, with an election every four years. The seat was held by Chan Hok-fung of the DAB, until in 2019 he was defeated by Cherry Wong Kin-ching.

Kennedy Town & Mount Davis constituency is loosely based on the Kennedy Town including Sai Wan Estate, Mount Davis and deserted islands Green Island and Little Green Island with estimated population of 15,734.[3]

Councillors representedEdit

Election Member Party %
1982 Chow Yin-sum Independent 64.64
1985 Constituency abolished
1994 Yeung Wai-foon DAB 51.36
1999 53.01
2003 50.14
2007 Chan Hok-fung DAB 49.05
2007 53.97
2007 49.32
2019 Cherry Wong Kin-ching→Vacant[a] IndependentCivic 59.45

Election resultsEdit

2010sEdit

Central & Western District Council Election, 2019: Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PfD Cherry Wong Kin-ching 3,312 59.45
DAB Chan Hok-fung 2,206 39.60 −9.70
Nonpartisan Mavis Lam Suet-ying 53 0.95
Majority 1,106 9.85
Turnout 5,593 73.53
PfD gain from DAB Swing
Central & Western District Council Election, 2015: Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DAB Chan Hok-fung 1,859 49.3 –4.7
Democratic Sin Cheuk-nam 1,072 28.4 –7.6
Youngspiration Chow Sai-kit 838 22.2
Majority 787 20.9 +12.9
Turnout 3,789 54.1
DAB hold Swing
Central & Western District Council Election, 2011: Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DAB Chan Hok-fung 1,721 54.0 +5.0
Democratic Bonnie Ng Hoi-yan 1,468 46.0 N/A
Majority 253 8.0 +1.1
DAB hold Swing

2000sEdit

Central & Western District Council Election, 2007: Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DAB Chan Hok-fung 1,417 49.0 -1.1
Democratic Coalition Winfield Chong Wing-fai 1,269 43.9 -6.0
Independent Kwan Kin-kei 203 7.3 N/A
Majority 148 6.9 +6.7
DAB hold Swing +3.4
Central & Western District Council Election, 2003: Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DAB Yeung Wai-foon 1,241 50.1 -2.9
Independent Winfield Chong Wing-fai 1,234 49.9 +2.9
Majority 7 0.2 -5.8
DAB hold Swing -2.9

1990sEdit

Central & Western District Council Election, 1999: Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DAB Yeung Wai-foon 1,217 53.0 +1.6
Democratic Chan Kwok-leung 1,079 47.0 -1.6
Majority 138 6.0 +3.2
DAB hold Swing +1.6
Central & Western District Board Election, 1994: Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DAB Yeung Wai-foon 1,113 50.8
Democratic Wong King-hong 1,054 48.1
Majority 59 2.7
DAB win (new seat)

1980sEdit

Central & Western District Board Election, 1982: Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan Chow Yin-sum 3,431 64.6
Nonpartisan Yeung Yui-kwan 1,877 35.4
Majority 1,554 29.0
Nonpartisan win (new seat)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Resigned on 3 June 2021 over new oath-taking law.

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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