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New Territories East By-Election 2016

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.

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.

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.

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...