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Legislative Council By-Elections 2018

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.

Paul Zimmerman’s tough fight to fill functional constituency seat vacated by Edward Yiu in...

District councillor Paul Zimmerman hopes to bring together talents from all sides to improve Hong Kong's city planning. But he faces a tough fight to win the Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency seat formerly held by Edward Yiu Chung-Yim in the upcoming 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...

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.

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.

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".

Edward Yiu Chung-yim needs high turnout rate, pan-dem and localists’ votes to win Kowloon...

Edward Yiu Chung-yim is hoping his professional expertise, one year of experience in the Legislative Council and status as the only disqualified lawmaker to be standing in Sunday’s by-election will give him enough votes to take the West Kowloon seat.

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.

Pro-government activist Ng Dick-hay standing in HK Island LegCo By-election to change negative image...

Ng Dick-hay is a former spokesman of a pro-government activist group but says he's standing as an independent so he can express his views freely. Although he doesn't think he can win, Ng is standing in the Hong Kong Island Legislative Council By-election to enhance the image of Beijing's supporters.