Home Specials Legislative Council By-Elections 2018

Legislative Council By-Elections 2018

Au Nok-hin runs on behalf of the pro-democracy camp in the Hong Kong Island...

Former Democratic Party Executive Committee member Au Nok-hin has described the upcoming Legislative Council by-election as a referendum and the says he is the Plan B for the whole pro-democracy camp, not just disqualified candidate Agnes Chow Ting and her party Demosistō.

It’s back to basics for Nelson Wong Sing-chi as he campaigns for a less...

Former Democrat Wong Sing-chi is standing as an unaffiliated independent in the Legislative Council By-election this Sunday, without any party backing or the Ultraman suit he wore in the 2016 by-election. Wong says he's going back to basics and his campaign slogan is "The courage to choose rationality".

Anti-LGBT candidate Joyce Chiu seeks guidance from Bible

Anti-LGBT activist Joyce Chiu Pui-yuk says she's guided by God and the Bible in her bid for the New Territories East seat in Sunday’s Legislative Council By-election.

Tony Tse Wai-chuen wants to win seat back, back more large-scale infrastructure projects

Tony Tse Wai-chuen wants to win back his former Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape Functional Constituency seat so he can back more big infrastructure projects for Hong Kong. Tse lost the seat to disqualified lawmaker Edward Yiu Chung-yim in 2016.

Legco By-Election 2018 – Election Buzzwords

What does "DQ" refer to? Who is a Returning Officer? Varsity explains some common buzzwords seen in media coverage about the upcoming Legislative Council By-elecion.

Analyst: Pro-democracy camp needs high turnout rate for strong showing but should win Legco...

Political scientist Ma Ngok says the pro-democracy camp is likely to win all three geographical seats in tomorrow’s Legislative Council By-election, although the margin would be highly dependent on the voter turnout rate. Ma thinks the result of the Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency will hinge on the turnout rate.

Neo Democrat Gary Fan wants to return to Legco for New Territories East in...

The Neo Democrats' Gary Fan is putting the fight against the disqualification of lawmakers and election candidates at the centre of his bid for the New Territories East seat in the Legislative Council By-election.

At a glance – the candidates in the 3.11 Legco By-election

Who's standing in the three geographical constituencies and one functional constituency that will be contested on March 11th? Our graphic below shows you all the...

Former radical Edward Yum rebrands himself as a pragmatic independent in HK Island race

He used to be know for his fiery criticism of the pro-establishment camp but now Edward Yum is calling himself a pragmatist and focusing on economic development in his run for the Hong Kong Island in the upcoming Legislative Council By-election.
0FansLike
4,544FollowersFollow

Latest stories

Calling for More Tree Surgeons

video
Urban trees are an integral part of Hong Kong’s cityscape but there aren’t enough trained tree experts to manage and take care of them. The government and education sector are trying to change that, but for now working conditions are keeping newcomers away.

The Digital Divide

video
Varsity meets two groups of people who are challenged technologically - residents in remote villages and the elderly - to understand their sufferings and hopes.

Dining with Barriers

video
Wheelchair users share their experiences of dining out and tell us how well-equiped local restaurants are to serving people with disabilities.