Social Welfare (constituency)

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Social Welfare
社會福利界
Functional constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Electorate 12,519 (2008)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1985
Number of members One
Member(s) Cheung Kwok-che (Labour)

The Social Welfare, formerly called Social Services, is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created in 1985. Electors include all the registered social workers.

Return Members[edit]

Social Services (1988–95)[edit]

Election Member Party
1985 Hui Yin-fat

Social Welfare (1995 to present)[edit]

Election Member Party
1995 Law Chi-kwong Democratic
Not represented in the Provisional Legislative Council (1997–98)
1998 Law Chi-kwong Democratic
2004 Fernando Cheung Nonpartisan
2006 Civic
2008 Cheung Kwok-che SWGU/ADPL
2011 Labour/SWGU

Electoral Results[edit]

2010s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2012: Social Welfare
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SWGU (Labour) Cheung Kwok-che 9,078 89.08 +23.04
Nonpartisan Chan Yee-fei 1,113 10.92
Majority 6,335 78.16

2000s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2008: Social Welfare
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SWGU Cheung Kwok-che 5,334 66.04 +27.80
Democratic Tik Chi-yuen 2,743 33.96
Turnout 8,756 69.94
Hong Kong legislative election, 2004: Social Welfare
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Nonpartisan Cheung Chiu-hung 3,263 39.01
SWGU Cheung Kwok-che 3,199 38.24
Nonpartisan Christine Fong Meng-sang 1,903 22.75
Nonpartisan gain from Democratic Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 2000: Social Welfare
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Law Chi-kwong 3061 65.93
Nonpartisan Leung Yuet-ming 1582 34.07
Democratic hold Swing

1990s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1998: Social Welfare
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Law Chi-kwong uncontested
Democratic win (new seat)
Hong Kong legislative election, 1995: Social Welfare
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Law Chi-kwong 1,115
Chow Wing-sang 625
Democratic gain from Nonpartisan Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 1991: Social Services
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Hui Yin-fat uncontested
Nonpartisan hold Swing

1980s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1988: Social Services
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Hui Yin-fat uncontested
Nonpartisan hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 1985: Social Services
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Hui Yin-fat 76
Mak Hoi-wah 41
Chan Sau-han 22
Turnout 141 97.2
Nonpartisan win (new seat)

References[edit]