Andrew To

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Andrew To
To Kwan Hang Andrew.jpg
Chairman of the League of Social Democrats
In office
1 February 2010 – 8 November 2011
Preceded by Wong Yuk-man
Succeeded by Tang Tsui Chung (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1966-02-07) 7 February 1966 (age 48)
Political party United Democrats of Hong Kong
Democratic Party
The Frontier
League of Social Democrats
Spouse(s) Jackie Hung
Alma mater La Salle Primary School
La Salle College
Lingnan University
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tao.

Andrew To (Chinese: 陶君行) is a member of the Wong Tai Sin District Council, Hong Kong. He is the chairman of League of Social Democrats since February 2010, succeeding Wong Yuk-man. His wife, Jackie Hung, was a leader of Civil Human Rights Front[1] and Justice and Peace Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese.

He was an active Hong Kong students' representative during the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 and he once went to Beijing to join the hunger strike. In 1991, he was elected district board member. As at 2005, he is the youngest person ever to be elected to this post. He was a member of the Democratic Party (1994–2000) then joined the The Frontier (since 2000). He was in the same ticket with Albert Cheng in the Hong Kong legislative election, 2004, Cheng won a seat and To lost.

In 2009, To and Leung Kwok-hung were sentenced to 100 and 120 hours of community service for assaulting police officers.[2]

References[edit]

Party political offices
Preceded by
Wong Yuk-man
Chairman of League of Social Democrats
2010–2011
Succeeded by
Leung Kwok-hung