Archive for the ‘New Territories East By-Election 2016’ Category
Civic Party candidate Alvin Yeung is hoping to win the seat vacated by his former mentor Ronny Tong, whose resignation triggered the New Territories East by-election. But he faces a tough challenge from the DAB’s Holden Chow and the young localist candidate Edward Leung.
Leung says the key is to modify the rules of procedures after he gets elected to the Legislative Council. By Rubie Fan Barrister Albert Leung Sze-ho was the last candidate to submit his nomination for the upcoming New Territories East by-election. He claims to be an independent candidate, though he is the director of […]
Nelson Wong co-founded a new centrist party called Third Side after being expelled from the Democratic Party last year. Now he’s contesting the New Territories East by-election on a platform of communication and earning Beijing’s trust.
Wilson Lau Chi-shing describes himself as a neutral who wants to balance the views of the pro-democratic and pro-establishment camps. He is also the only candidate in the New Territories East by-election who has openly declared his support for Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying.
Positioning herself as a voice for small business owners and ordinary Hongkongers, Christine Fong Kwok-shan hopes to win over voters in the New Territories East by-election by claiming the hotly contested middle path between the pan-democrats and pro-establishment parties. She’ll be hoping her name recognition as a district councillor and former actor will give her an edge over rivals.
You’ve met the candidates, and we’ll have more on them soon. In the meantime, meet the voters who will be going to the polls this Sunday. For more features, infographics and news on the Legislative Council by- election, stay tuned to this page and follow us on https://twitter.com/varsitycuhk.
The race to win the New Territories East Legislative Council seat vacated by Ronny Tong is looking to be tight. Latest polls show the Civic Party’s Alvin Yeung neck and neck with the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment (DAB) of Hong Kong’s Holden Chow. But political scientist Ma Ngok says the challenge from Edward Leung from Hong Kong Indigenous could give the pro-Beijing DAB the edge.
The election is coming up this Sunday, so take a look at the seven candidates and find out what they stand for. For more features, infographics and news on the Legislative Council by-election, stay tuned to this page and follow us on https://twitter.com/varsitycuhk.
Ronny Tong Ka-wah resigned from the Legislative Council, which led to this election. Varsity explains what led up to this, and what comes after. For more features, infographics and news on the Legislative Council by-election, stay tuned to this page and follow us on https://twitter.com/varsitycuhk.
The New Territories East Legislative Council By-election is just a week away. Here are the facts you need to know about this election! For more features, infographics and news on the Legislative Council by- election, stay tuned to this page and follow us on https://twitter.com/varsitycuhk.