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...

In it for the longer term – profile of a young election campaigner

Apart from the candidates themselves, volunteers have also been busy campaigning for Sunday's Legislative Council Election. Varsity interviews a young volunteer who wants to help construct a Hong Kong identity at district level.

What you should know about the Legco elections – Part 3

The voting system for the geographical constituencies Hong Kong employs a proportional representation system of party-lists, in which seats are allocated on a "largest remainder"...

What you should know about the Legco elections – Part 2

A record number of candidates are standing in the Legislative Council elections on September 4th, even after seven were disqualified and two withdrew. Here...

My First Vote – Peter Lam

The disqualification of six candidates for their pro-independence stance has been criticized by both the pan-democrat and localist camps. Peter Lam, a 23 year-old student...

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...

Where they stand on the issues – Kowloon East

In the third 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 East.

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...

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.