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LegCo Election 2016 Results

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.

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Election terminology

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 as toi kiu (抬轎) which literally means “carry a sedan chair” – can be quite confusing. Here, we try to explain a few of them.  

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What you should know about the Legco elections – Part 3

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” basis for the election of legislators in the geographical constituencies. That may sound confusing, so we’ve created three infographics to explain how it works:      

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What you should know about the Legco elections – Part 2

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 are the numbers: and their geographical distribution:

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What you should know about the Legco elections – Part 1

What you should know about the Legco elections – Part 1

Voters by age and geographical distribution  

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