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New Territories East By-Election 2016

Competition between pan-dems and localists gives DAB the edge in tight NT East race,...

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.

District Councillor Christine Fong hopes to strike lucky second time around

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.

Lau Chi-shing – the self-proclaimed neutral and Leung Chun-ying supporter

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.

Varsity’s Coverage of the New Territories East By-Election 2016

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Meet the voters of the New Territories East Legco By-election 2016

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...

Development of the New Territories East Legislative Council By-election

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...

Introduction and demographics of New Territories East By-election

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...

Former Democrat reinvents himself as “third way” Ultraman

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.
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