Education (constituency)

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Education
教育界
Functional constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Electorate 90,693 (2008)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1995
Number of members One
Member(s) Ip Kin-yuen (PTU)
Created from Teaching

The Education, formerly called Teaching in the colonial period, is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. It has been the functional constituency with most registered voters since 1998.

Return Members[edit]

Teaching (1985-95)[edit]

Election Member Party
1985 Szeto Wah Non-partisan (PTU)
1991 Cheung Man-kwong PTU/United Democrats

Education (1995 to present)[edit]

Election Member Party
1995 Cheung Man-kwong PTU/Democratic
Not represented in the Provisional Legislative Council (1997–98)
1998 Cheung Man-kwong PTU/Democratic
2012 Ip Kin-yuen PTU

Electoral Results[edit]

2010s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2012: Education
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTU Ip Kin-yuen 46,535 75.42 +3.81
Nonpartisan Ho Hon-kuen 15,170 24.58 +1.38
Majority 31,365 50.84
PTU hold Swing −2.43

2000s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2008: Education
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTU (Democratic) Cheung Man-kwong 37,876 71.61
Nonpartisan Ho Hon-kuen 12,272 23.20
Nonpartisan Yu Yee-wah 2,746 5.19
Majority 25,604 48.41
PTU hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 2004: Education
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTU (Democratic) Cheung Man-kwong 44,517 82.94
Nonpartisan Yu Kai-chun 9,155 17.06
PTU hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 2000: Education
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTU (Democratic) Cheung Man-kwong 35,793 86.29
Nonpartisan Lee Kit-kong 5,686 13.71
PTU hold Swing

1990s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1998: Education
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTU (Democratic) Cheung Man-kwong 34,864 86.76
Nonpartisan Li Sze-yuen 5319 13.24
PTU win (new seat)
Hong Kong legislative election, 1995: Education
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTU (Democratic) Cheung Man-kwong 19,558
Nonpartisan Leung Siu-tong 4,496
PTU win (new seat)

Teaching (1985-95)[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1991: Teaching
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
PTU (United Democrats) Cheung Man-kwong 15,193
FEW Ho King-on 886
Subsided Teachers' Association Ng Chung-wang 836
PTU hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 1988: Teaching
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan (PTU) Szeto Wah uncontested
Nonpartisan hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 1985: Teaching
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan (PTU) Szeto Wah 12,706
Ip King-ping 2,655
Civic Ko Ka-yu 2,165
Chan Yat-tong 577
Wu Siu-wai 409
Nonpartisan win (new seat)

References[edit]