Tourism (constituency)

The Tourism functional constituency (Chinese: 旅遊界功能界別) is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created in 1998. The constituency is composed of the members of either Hong Kong Tourist Association, Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong, The Board of Airline Representatives in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hotels Association, or Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners Limited.[2]

Tourism
旅遊界
Functional Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
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Country Hong Kong
Electorate1,346 (2016)[1]
Current constituency
Created1991
Number of membersOne
Member(s)Yiu Si-wing (Non-partisan)

Return membersEdit

Election Member Party
1991 Howard Young LDF
1995 Liberal
Not represented in the Provisional Legislative Council (1997–98)
1998 Howard Young Liberal
2008 Paul Tse Wai-chun Independent
2012 Yiu Si-wing Nonpartisan

Electoral resultsEdit

2010sEdit

2016 Hong Kong legislative election: Tourism
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Yiu Si-wing 625 60.86 +16.38
Nonpartisan Freddy Yip Hing-ning 288 28.04 –15.48
Nonpartisan Lam Siu-lun 114 11.10
Majority 337 32.82
Total valid votes 1,027 100.00
Rejected ballots 53
Turnout 1,080 80.24 +1.87
Registered electors 1,346
Nonpartisan hold Swing
2012 Hong Kong legislative election: Tourism
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Yiu Si-wing 523 56.48
Nonpartisan Freddy Yip Hing-ning 403 43.52 +25.06
Majority 120 12.96
Total valid votes 926 100.00
Rejected ballots 38
Turnout 964 78.37 +6.28
Registered electors 1,230
Nonpartisan gain from Independent Swing

2000sEdit

2008 Hong Kong legislative election: Tourism
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Paul Tse Wai-chun 324 36.69 −4.06
Liberal Tung Yiu-chung 315 35.67
Independent Freddy Yip Hing-ning 163 18.46
Civic Paulus Johannes Zimmerman 81 9.17
Majority 9 1.02
Total valid votes 883 100.00
Rejected ballots 26
Turnout 909 72.09
Registered electors 1,261
Independent gain from Liberal Swing
2004 Hong Kong legislative election: Tourism
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Howard Young 349 48.20 +3.13
Nonpartisan Paul Tse Wai-chun 295 40.75
Nonpartisan Freddy Yip Hing-ning 80 11.05
Majority 54 7.45
Total valid votes 724 100.00
Rejected ballots 53
Turnout 741 76.87
Registered electors 964
Independent hold Swing
2000 Hong Kong legislative election: Tourism
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Howard Young 274 45.07
Nonpartisan Tung Yiu-chung 197 32.40
Nonpartisan Pak Ka-man 137 22.53
Majority 77 12.67
Total valid votes 608 100.00
Rejected ballots 53
Turnout 613 76.05
Registered electors 806
Liberal hold Swing

1990sEdit

1998 Hong Kong legislative election: Tourism
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Howard Young Uncontested
Liberal win (new seat)
1995 Hong Kong legislative election: Tourism
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Howard Young 413 70.24 +29.57
Nonpartisan Hau Suk-kei 175 29.76
Majority 238 40.48
Total valid votes 588 100.00
Liberal hold Swing
1991 Hong Kong legislative election: Tourism
Party Candidate Votes % ±
LDF Howard Young 338 40.67
LDF Ng Tan 318 38.27
Independent Yuen Ka-chai 175 21.06
Majority 20 2.40
Total valid votes 831 100.00
LDF win (new seat)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Legislative Council Election". Government of Hong Kong. Retrieved 20 November 2012.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Guidance Notes - Application for Registration as an Elector in a Functional Constituency and as a Voter in an Election Committee Subsector - Tourism" (PDF). Registration and Electoral Office. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  3. ^ "2016 Legislative Council Election". Government of Hong Kong. Retrieved 20 November 2012.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "2012 Legislative Council Election". Government of Hong Kong. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  5. ^ "2008 Legislative Council Election". Government of Hong Kong. Archived from the original on 13 September 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  6. ^ "2004 Legislative Council Election". Government of Hong Kong. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012.
  7. ^ a b "2000 Legislative Council Election". Government of Hong Kong. Archived from the original on 29 August 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2012.