Where they stand on the issues – New Territories East

In this installment of our series on how Legislative Council election candidates responded to the questions first time voters told us they most wanted to ask them, we turn to the geographical constituency with the most competing lists, New Territories East.

The Battle for Social Media Supremacy

Social media has become a hotly contested battleground for elections in Hong Kong and the upcoming Legislative Council Election is no exception. But do likes, shares and comments translate into votes? Varsity analyses Facebook fanpages of candidates in one geographical constituency to try and learn more.

Close to 40 per cent of young people would support pro-independence candidates

A Varsity survey of more than 300 young voters has found that 41 per cent of respondents identified with the localist camp and 38 per cent of respondents said they were likely to or would definitely vote for a candidate who advocates Hong Kong independence.

LegCo Election 2016 Results

Graphics showing how the camps align in the new Legislative Council were pro-democracy forces retain their crucial veto power, and the full lists of winners in the geographical seats.

Where they stand on the issues – Kowloon West

In the second part of our series on where candidates stand on issues first-time voters in Sunday's Legislative Council Election care most about, we look at Kowloon West.

Where they stand on the issues – New Territories West

New Territories West candidates answer questions on the issues first-time voters care the most about Today, in our series on how  candidates responded to the...

My First Vote – Lee Shing-chun

Lee Shing-chun, 20, says the current splits in society are worrying. Lee says that when people respect one another, the existence of many different voices...

Election terminology

Many terms and buzzwords can be seen and heard in news and discussions surrounding the upcoming Legislative Council elections. Some of these terms -such...

My First Vote – Wong Kai-hin

The second first-time voter in the Legislative Council elections in our #My1stVote series is 20 year-old Wong Kai-hin. Wong says he intends to vote...

Where they stand on the issues – Hong Kong Island

If you’re confused by the political platforms of the unprecedented number of candidates standing in Sunday’s Legislative Council election, then check out our tables outlining their stances on issues that matter most to young people.

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