Kennedy Wong

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Kennedy Wong Ying-ho BBS, JP (born 23 February 1963 in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong solicitor. He is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong. He was also the member of the Provisional Legislative Council which existed from 1996 to 98 and councillor of the Hong Kong Baptist University. He was the part-time member of the government's Central Policy Unit from 2002 to 2004 and the member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference National Committee.[1]

Kennedy Wong
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Member of the Legislative Council
Assumed office
1 January 2022
Preceded byWong Ting-kwong
ConstituencyImport and Export
Member of the Provisional Legislative Council
In office
21 December 1996 – 30 June 1998
Personal details
Born (1963-02-23) 23 February 1963 (age 59)
Hong Kong
Political partyDAB
Children4
Alma materUniversity of Kent
OccupationSolicitor

In December 2021, it was reported that Wong had a "privileged" vote in the 2021 Hong Kong legislative election, where the vote would count approximately 7,215 times more than an ordinary citizen.[2]

According to Wong's January 2022 declaration of assets, he owns shares in about 40 separate companies.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Positions of Wong, Kennedy Ying Ho". Web-site Hong Kong. Retrieved 30 April 2013.
  2. ^ FactWire (15 December 2021). "Factwire: 41 privileged voters have 7,200 times greater power than a regular Hong Kong voter following election revamp". Hong Kong Free Press HKFP. Retrieved 16 December 2021.
  3. ^ "How well can Hong Kong's affluent lawmakers represent ordinary residents?". South China Morning Post. 17 January 2022. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
Legislative Council of Hong Kong
New parliament Member of Provisional Legislative Council
1997–1998
Replaced by Legislative Council
Preceded by Member of Legislative Council
Representative for Import and Export
2022–present
Incumbent