Transport and Communication (constituency)

The Transport and Communication functional constituency was in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created in 1995 as one of the nine new functional constituencies under the electoral reform carried out by the then Governor Chris Patten, in which the electorate consisted of total 109,716 eligible voters worked related to the transport and communication industry.

Transport and Communication
運輸及通訊界
Former Functional constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Electorate109,716[1]
Former constituency
Created1995
Abolished1997
Number of membersOne
Member(s)Miriam Lau (Liberal)
Replaced byTransport

The constituency was abolished with the colonial Legislative Council dissolved after the transfer of the sovereignty in 1997.

A similar Transport functional constituency was created for the 1998 election by the HKSAR government with a much narrow electorate base in which 178 electors are only limited to transportation associations.

Councillors representedEdit

Election Member Party
1995 Miriam Lau Liberal
1997 Legislative Council dissolved

Election resultsEdit

1995 Legislative Council election: Transport and Communication[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Miriam Lau Kin-yee 14,233 32.89
FTU Cheuk Siu-yee 12,617 29.16
CTU Ip Kwok-fen 12,055 27.86
Independent Cheng Kai-ming 2,324 5.37
Independent Cheung Pak-chi 2,042 4.72
Majority 1,616 3.73
Total valid votes 43,271 100.00
Rejected ballots 2,113
Turnout 45,384 41.36
Registered electors 109,716
Liberal win (new seat)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Li, Pang-kwong. "香港選舉資料庫". 嶺南大學公共管治研究部. Archived from the original on 6 November 2003. Retrieved 24 March 2013.