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Continuous update ‧ The Election Committee ︱ Voting rate of 46% within 3 hours, the first use of electronic balloting is operating normally

2021-09-19T04:59:12.073Z

The Election Committee subsector elections were held today (19th), the first election after the electoral reform, and more than 1,000 electoral committee seats have been settled. The remaining 13 of the 40 subsectors are competing, and about 4,800 people are eligible to participate today



The Election Committee subsector elections were held today (19th), the first election after the electoral reform, and more than 1,000 electoral committee seats have been settled.

The remaining 13 of the 40 subsectors are in competition, and about 4,800 people are eligible to vote today. 364 election committees were elected from 412 candidates.


The most competitive subsector is the social welfare sector, with 23 candidates competing for 12 seats; followed by the medical and health services sector, with 24 candidates competing for 14 seats.

The two non-establishment candidates who are unique in this election are both in the social welfare sector. They are the new thinking Di Zhiyuan and the chairman of the Sai Kung District Council Zhou Xianming. They are worthy of attention.


Voting arrangements are also different from the past. There are new regulations that prohibit inciting others to vote in vain or not to vote, and for the first time, electronic voting is adopted, and special care teams are set up for the elderly and other people with disabilities.

The voting time has been shortened by 6 hours compared with previous years, and it will end at 6 o'clock in the evening. I believe that all results will be released before midnight.


The functions of the new election committee are also different. In addition to electing the next chief executive as usual, all candidates for the Legislative Council must also be nominated by them, and 40 of them will be directly elected.

"Hong Kong 01" will continuously update the voting status.


● Polling hours: 9am to 6pm ●


(vote last time: 7:30 pm to 10:30)



▼ general polling stations ▼


1, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center


2, Kowloon Park Sports Center


3, Tsuen Wan Princess Alexandra Community Center


4, Tuen Mun Town Hall


5, Sha Tin Town Hall



▼ Dedicated Ticket Station▼


1. Cheung Sha Wan Police Station


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[12:42] Voting entered the third hour. As of 12:00 noon, 2245 voters had finished voting, with a turnout rate of 45.92%.

Compared with the last election of the 2016 Election Committee, voting started at 7:30 in the morning, and the turnout rate was 5.02% three hours later. However, the number of voters that year reached 231,769, and the actual number of voters at that time was 11,644.

Liu Guoxun said that the election atmosphere is good and can focus on candidates' political platforms.

(Photo by Pan Xiqiao)

[12:26] Liu Guoxun, a member of the DAB Legislative Council, said at the polling station that the atmosphere of the election was good.

He said that he has noticed that many candidates express their political platforms in different ways, including filming and other presentation methods.

He described that in the past elections will give rise to a lot of street conflicts, and they will often "step down" other candidates and focus on other places, but this time he can focus on the candidates' political platforms.

Liu Guoxun emphasized that the role of the Election Committee is very important. It will serve as nominators and voters in the next two elections. In addition to electing candidates for the construction of Hong Kong, the committee members will also act as gatekeepers to reject candidates against China’s chaos in Hong Kong. .

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Two-hour turnout rate 29.66% 1,450 voters finished voting

[11:30] Feng Hua, the chairman of the EAC, inspected the exhibition ticket station and said that the electronic ticket distribution system used for the first time was operating normally. Reassign others.

As of 11 o'clock in the morning, 1,450 voters have finished voting, with a turnout rate of 29.66%.

Compared with the last election of the 2016 Election Committee, voting began at 7:30 in the morning, and the turnout rate was only 2.43% two hours later. However, the number of voters that year reached 231,769, and the actual number of voters reached 5,625 at that time.

The turnout rate within the first hour of voting was 14.73%

[10:58] Voting starts at 9 am, and the Registration and Electoral Office announced that as of 10 am, 720 of the 4889 eligible voters have completed the vote, with a turnout rate of 14.73%.

Compared with the last election of the 2016 Election Committee, voting began at 7:30 in the morning, and the turnout rate was only 0.82% one hour later. However, the number of voters that year reached 231,769, and the turnout rate was low. However, the actual number of voters who completed the vote was 1,899.

Chief Executive Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor visited the Wan Chai Convention and Exhibition Ticketing Station in the morning.

(Photo by Lu Yiming)

[08:45] Chief Executive Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor went to the Wan Chai Convention and Exhibition to inspect the ticketing stations, saying that he had deliberately visited one of the voting stations this morning before the voting officially started to cheer up colleagues and learn about the new measures.

She said that this is the first election after the electoral reform. It has multiple meanings and will bring a new situation to Hong Kong. After improving the electoral system, it can ensure that Hong Kong is governed by the "patriots" and will be a good choice for the subsequent elections of the Legislative Council and the Chief Executive. Base.

Lam Cheng: The new electoral system guarantees "patriots ruling Hong Kong"

Lam Cheng pointed out that Hong Kong elections have always been known for being fair, open, and just, and this time it is also fair, open, honest, and of great significance.

She said that Hong Kong had anti-China and chaotic Hong Kong people before, describing them as anti-government, anti-Central and stifling Hong Kong's development.

After the National People's Congress passed the decision, Hong Kong has a "perfect electoral system" and returned to its original aspirations. It also joined the qualification review committee to ensure that patriots rule Hong Kong.

She also pointed out that after the expansion of the Election Committee, many sectors that were previously unable to participate in elections have opportunities to participate, such as grassroots organizations and national organizations, Hong Kong representatives, which is in line with balanced participation and broad representation.

Afterwards, the Election Committee elected members of the Legislative Council and nominated candidates. They considered it to be an important gatekeeper and double gated with the Council.

Before the election committee takes office, Lam Cheng must swear that there are not many voters

Lam Cheng pointed out that although there were only 412 candidates participating in the election today, all of them were eligible to stand for the election, and the number of about 4,900 eligible voters was not many.

She pointed out that the Election Committee needs to take an oath under the new system. Due to its large scale, she plans to arrange for the written oath to be signed before they take office.

When asked about the police deploying more manpower in this election than in the past, Lam Cheng said that every large-scale event, the Security Bureau and the police will assess that she respects the deployment of manpower by relevant departments and believes that the election will be conducted in an open, fair, safe and honest environment. conduct.

She also said that there have been riots in Hong Kong in the past two years. For example, a household weapons storehouse was also cracked yesterday. She believes that assessment is the responsibility.

Han Zheng is concerned about the three elections without mentioning Lin Zheng's re-election

Lin Zheng met with Vice Premier Han Zheng in Shenzhen yesterday. She revealed that Han Zheng is concerned about the next three elections and hopes that the elections will be conducted in accordance with the law. She responded to the other party's claim that Hong Kong has always been fair, open and just in accordance with the law.

She said that Han Zheng mentioned the central government's support for Hong Kong and also mentioned the "14th Five-Year Plan".

Lin Zheng specifically pointed out that Han Zheng expressed his support for the status of Hong Kong as an international financial center and an innovation and technology center. He also mentioned that the expansion of Qianhai is to empower Qianhai. Therefore, Hong Kong must cooperate with Shenzhen to make a first trial, but said that there is no Mention the personal aspects of re-election.

Customs clearance with the mainland?

Han Zheng instructs the department to follow up with experts

In terms of customs clearance, Lam Cheng said that he had mentioned to Han Zheng that the local case in Hong Kong had been "cleared" for more than a month, that there was strict foreign import prevention, the public was looking forward to customs clearance and returning to the mainland, and relevant anti-epidemic measures were in place.

She quoted Han Zhengzhi as being very clear and aware of her opinions. She hoped that experts from the two places could connect with each other and asked relevant mainland authorities to follow up the expert talks on the spot. The Hong Kong government will make preparations to strive for gradual and orderly customs clearance.

The district councillors will consider the function operation after taking the oath

Regarding the rumors about the government's reorganization of district boards and the re-establishment of appointed seats, Lam Cheng believes that there are indeed problems with the district board elections in 2019, resulting in the current incompleteness of the district boards. It is necessary to wait for all the district councilors to complete the oath before knowing how many of the 18 district boards are She meets the requirements of public officials, and then deals with the functions and operations of the next two years, but she emphasized that she did not discuss relevant issues with Han Zheng.

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[08:00] The Commissioner of Police Xiao Zeyi said yesterday that at least 5,000 to 6,000 police officers will be deployed on election day to patrol the polling stations and high-risk places in a high profile, and monitor whether anyone on the Internet incites to sabotage the election.

Outside the Wan Chai Convention and Exhibition, there were uniformed police officers displaying iron horses, and a group of special police officers and uniformed police officers were on guard at the exhibition.

▼Feng Hua, Chairman of the EAC, visited the exhibition ticket station on September 18▼


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