Hong Kong EAC Chairman Mr Justice Fung (right) and Professor Andrew Chan, the EAC members voting to the media demonstrated the proper way. Data for
BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) News Agency reported, according to Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC) announced 6 2011 District Council election arrangements.
fourth Hong Kong District Council Election will be held on November 6 vote. A total of 18 districts in Hong Kong when the 412 constituencies will elect a total of 412 members, that each returning one elected member.
nomination period started on September 15, September 28. At the press conference, EAC Chairman, Mr Justice Fung called on people to serve the community of enthusiastic candidates.
this year’s District Council elections, the nominee must be at least 21 years of age registered geographical constituency electors and in the three years immediately preceding the nomination resided in Hong Kong. A nominee must be the constituency’s 10 registered voters on the nomination form subscribed by, each elector may sign the nomination of a candidate.
Mr Justice Fung said that this year’s voter registration record high numbers, more than 3.55 million voters in this constituency local District Council elections.
up to polling day in Hong Kong will set up about 560 ordinary polling station; In addition, correctional institutions may set up 22 special polling stations; police will set up three special polling stations. Or use a wheelchair for mobility of voters, as well as ethnic minorities, most of the polling stations have special arrangements to provide assistance.
learned that the District Council elections each candidate’s election expenses limit $ 538 million. If a candidate is elected or 5% of the valid votes obtained can apply for financial assistance. A contested election (ie, constituencies have more than one validly nominated candidate), the amount of subsidy for the (a) multiplied by the number of valid votes received by candidates 12; (b) half of the election expenses limit ; or (c) the amount of declared election expenses of candidates, whichever is lowest.
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