Electoral Affairs Commission Report on 2022 Chief Executive Election published


     The Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC) Report on the 2022 Chief Executive Election (CEE) was published today (September 13).


     The report describes how the EAC conducted and supervised the 2022 CEE and 2021 Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections, and sets out the detailed arrangements and relevant follow-up actions for the elections. The report also contains a review of relevant electoral arrangements in the light of experience, and improvement measures for future elections.


     “We are grateful to the EAC for ensuring that the two elections were conducted in accordance with the law and were open, transparent and efficient, and for reviewing the electoral arrangements. The Government will continue to work closely with the EAC to follow up on the recommendations contained in the report,” a Government spokesman said.


     In accordance with the requirements of the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance (Cap. 541), the EAC submitted the report on the 2022 CEE to the Chief Executive on August 5, 2022. In line with past practice and the principle of open and transparent elections, the Government agreed with the EAC’s recommendation that the report should be made public. The report can be downloaded from the EAC website (www.eac.hk) and is available for viewing at the Registration and Electoral Office and the Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices.