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.

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 – 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...

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...

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.

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.

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"...

My First Vote – Vanessa Tse

27-year-old Vanessa Tse, a teacher living in Tseung Kwan O, is going to cast her first vote at the Legislative Council Election on Sunday....

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...

Where they stand on the issues – District Council ‘superseats’

The last installment of "Where they stand on the issues" covers the District Council functional constituency, popularly known as 'superseats'. The recent withdrawal of three pan-democrat candidate lists has intensified competition for two candidate lists vying for the fifth seat in the functional constituency.