Hong Kong – Nomination of candidates for 2023 Rural Ordinary Election to end today

Nomination of candidates for 2023 Rural Ordinary Election to end today

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     ​The nomination period for the 2023 Rural Ordinary Election started on November 4 and ended at 5pm today (November 17). The Home Affairs Department (HAD) has received a total of 1 737 nomination forms which comprise 936 nominations for the Indigenous Inhabitant Representative (IIR) Election, 713 nominations for the Resident Representative (ReR) Election, and 88 nominations for the Kaifong Representative (KFR) Election.


     


     A spokesman for the HAD said that the full list of nominees would be uploaded onto the Rural Representative Election website (www.had.gov.hk/rre) for public inspection. After vetting and verifying the eligibility of nominees, Returning Officers will publish a gazette notice on valid nominations on December 1.


      


     The Village Representative (VR) (including IIR and ReR) Election will be conducted on January 8, 2023 (Sunday), while the KFR Election for Market Towns will be held on January 15, 2023 (Sunday). There are 191 088 and 8 990 registered electors in total for the VR Election and the KFR Election respectively.


     


     The Elections involve 709 villages and two market towns (i.e. Cheung Chau and Peng Chau) as listed in the schedules of the Rural Representative Election Ordinance (Chapter 576). There are 1 484 VR seats in total, including 695 ReR seats and 789 IIR seats. In addition, there are 39 and 17 KFR seats for Cheung Chau and Peng Chau respectively.


 


     For eligible electors staying outside Hong Kong who plan to return to Hong Kong to cast their votes, the HAD appealed to them to arrange their itinerary in advance and pay attention to the prevailing quarantine arrangements for inbound travellers.


Hong Kong – Eighteen more nomination forms for Legislative Council General Election received today

Eighteen more nomination forms for Legislative Council General Election received today

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     A total of 18 nomination forms for the 2021 Legislative Council General Election were received today (November 10) by the Returning Officers for the 10 geographical constituencies, the 28 functional constituencies and the Election Committee constituency.

     This brings to 139 the total number of nomination forms received since the start of the nomination period on October 30. The nomination period will continue until November 12.

     The number of nomination forms received for each geographical constituency is as follows:
 

Geographical constituency No. of nomination forms received today Cumulative total
Hong Kong Island East 1 4
Hong Kong Island West 0 3
Kowloon East 1 3
Kowloon West 1 3
Kowloon Central 0 3
New Territories South East 0 3
New Territories North 0 3
New Territories North West 1 2
New Territories South West 0 3
New Territories North East 0 3
Total 4 30

 
The number of nomination forms received for each functional constituency is as follows:
 

Functional constituency No. of nomination forms received today Cumulative total
Heung Yee Kuk 1 2
Agriculture and fisheries 0 2
Insurance 0 2
Transport 0 2
Education 3 3
Legal 0 2
Accountancy 2 3
Medical and health services 1 4
Engineering 0 1
Architectural, surveying, planning and landscape 1 1
Labour 0 4
Social welfare 1 3
Real estate and construction 2 2
Tourism 0 2
Commercial (first) 1 2
Commercial (second) 0 2
Commercial (third) 0 2
Industrial (first) 0 2
Industrial (second) 0 2
Finance 0 2
Financial services 0 2
Sports, performing arts, culture and publication 0 2
Import and export 0 2
Textiles and garment 0 2
Wholesale and retail 0 2
Technology and innovation 0 2
Catering 0 2
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region deputies to the National People’s Congress, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and representatives of relevant national organisations 0 2
Total 12 61

 
     The number of nomination forms received today for the Election Committee constituency is 2 and the cumulative total number is 48.
 
     Particulars of the nominees received today will be uploaded to the election website (www.elections.gov.hk).

Hong Kong – Fourteen more nomination forms for Legislative Council General Election received today

Fourteen more nomination forms for Legislative Council General Election received today

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     A total of 14 nomination forms for the 2021 Legislative Council General Election were received today (November 8) by the Returning Officers for the 10 geographical constituencies, the 28 functional constituencies and the Election Committee constituency.

     This brings to 111 the total number of nomination forms received since the start of the nomination period on October 30. The nomination period will continue until November 12.

     The number of nomination forms received for each geographical constituency is as follows:
 

Geographical constituency No. of nomination forms received today Cumulative total
Hong Kong Island East 0 3
Hong Kong Island West 0 3
Kowloon East 1 2
Kowloon West 1 2
Kowloon Central 0 3
New Territories South East 1 2
New Territories North 0 3
New Territories North West 0 1
New Territories South West 0 2
New Territories North East 1 3
Total 4 24

     The number of nomination forms received for each functional constituency is as follows:
 

Functional constituency No. of nomination forms received today Cumulative total
Heung Yee Kuk 0 1
Agriculture and fisheries 1 2
Insurance 0 2
Transport 0 2
Education 0 0
Legal 1 1
Accountancy 0 1
Medical and health services 1 2
Engineering 0 1
Architectural, surveying, planning and landscape 0 0
Labour 0 4
Social welfare 0 2
Real estate and construction 0 0
Tourism 0 2
Commercial (first) 0 1
Commercial (second) 0 1
Commercial (third) 0 1
Industrial (first) 1 1
Industrial (second) 0 2
Finance 1 2
Financial services 0 2
Sports, performing arts, culture and publication 0 2
Import and export 0 1
Textiles and garment 0 2
Wholesale and retail 0 2
Technology and innovation 0 2
Catering 0 2
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region deputies to the National People’s Congress, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and representatives of relevant national organisations 0 2
Total 5 43

     The number of nomination forms received today for the Election Committee constituency is five and the cumulative total number is 44.

     Particulars of the nominees received today will be uploaded to the election website (www.elections.gov.hk).

Hong Kong – Sixteen more nomination forms for Legislative Council General Election received today

Sixteen more nomination forms for Legislative Council General Election received today

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     A total of 16 nomination forms for the 2021 Legislative Council General Election were received today (November 6) by the Returning Officers for the 10 geographical constituencies, the 28 functional constituencies and the Election Committee constituency.

     This brings to 97 the total number of nomination forms received since the start of the nomination period on October 30. The nomination period will continue until November 12.

     The number of nomination forms received for each geographical constituency is as follows:
 

Geographical constituency No. of nomination forms received today Cumulative total
Hong Kong Island East 1 3
Hong Kong Island West 0 3
Kowloon East 0 1
Kowloon West 0 1
Kowloon Central 0 3
New Territories South East 0 1
New Territories North 0 3
New Territories North West 1 1
New Territories South West 0 2
New Territories North East 1 2
Total 3 20

 
     The number of nomination forms received for each functional constituency is as follows:
 

Functional constituency No. of nomination forms received today Cumulative total
Heung Yee Kuk 0 1
Agriculture and fisheries 0 1
Insurance 0 2
Transport 0 2
Education 0 0
Legal 0 0
Accountancy 0 1
Medical and health services 0 1
Engineering 0 1
Architectural, surveying, planning and landscape 0 0
Labour 1 4
Social welfare 0 2
Real estate and construction 0 0
Tourism 0 2
Commercial (first) 0 1
Commercial (second) 1 1
Commercial (third) 0 1
Industrial (first) 0 0
Industrial (second) 0 2
Finance 0 1
Financial services 0 2
Sports, performing arts, culture and publication 0 2
Import and export 0 1
Textiles and garment 0 2
Wholesale and retail 0 2
Technology and innovation 0 2
Catering 0 2
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region deputies to the National People’s Congress, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and representatives of relevant national organisations 0 2
Total 2 38

 
     The number of nomination forms received today for the Election Committee constituency is 11 and the cumulative total number is 39.
 
     Particulars of the nominees received today will be uploaded to the election website (www.elections.gov.hk).

Hong Kong – Twelve more nomination forms for Legislative Council General Election received today

Twelve more nomination forms for Legislative Council General Election received today

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     A total of 12 nomination forms for the 2021 Legislative Council General Election were received today (November 4) by the Returning Officers for the 10 geographical constituencies, the 28 functional constituencies and the Election Committee constituency.

     This brings to 60 the total number of nomination forms received since the start of the nomination period on October 30. The nomination period will continue until November 12.

     The number of nomination forms received for each geographical constituency is as follows:
 

Geographical constituency No. of nomination forms received today Cumulative total
Hong Kong Island East 0 1
Hong Kong Island West 0 2
Kowloon East 0 1
Kowloon West 0 1
Kowloon Central 0 2
New Territories South East 0 1
New Territories North 0 0
New Territories North West 0 0
New Territories South West 0 1
New Territories North East 0 0
Total 0 9

 
     The number of nomination forms received for each functional constituency is as follows:
 

Functional constituency No. of nomination forms received today Cumulative total
Heung Yee Kuk 0 1
Agriculture and fisheries 0 1
Insurance 0 1
Transport 0 1
Education 0 0
Legal 0 0
Accountancy 0 1
Medical and health services 0 0
Engineering 0 1
Architectural, surveying, planning and landscape 0 0
Labour 1 3
Social welfare 0 2
Real estate and construction 0 0
Tourism 0 1
Commercial (first) 0 1
Commercial (second) 0 0
Commercial (third) 0 1
Industrial (first) 0 0
Industrial (second) 1 1
Finance 0 1
Financial services 1 2
Sports, performing arts, culture and publication 0 2
Import and export 0 1
Textiles and garment 1 2
Wholesale and retail 1 2
Technology and innovation 0 0
Catering 1 2
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region deputies to the National People’s Congress, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region members of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference and representatives of relevant national organisations 0 1
Total 6 28

 
     The number of nomination forms received today for the Election Committee constituency is 6 and the cumulative total number is 23.

     Particulars of the nominees received today will be uploaded to the election website (www.elections.gov.hk).