1977 Hong Kong municipal election

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1977 Hong Kong municipal election
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6 (of the 12) elected seats to the Urban Council
Registered37,174 Increase9.09%
Turnout7,308 (19.66%) Decrease12.34pp
  First party Second party
 
Leader Hilton Cheong-Leen Brook Bernacchi
Party Civic Reform
Seats before 4 3
Seats after 4 3
Seat change Steady Steady
Popular vote 15,098 13,249
Percentage 46.78% 41.05%

Chairman before election

A. de O. Sales
Independent

Elected Chairman

A. de O. Sales
Independent

The 1977 Urban Council election was held on 3 March 1977 for the 6 of the 12 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong. 7,308 voters cast ballots, 19.7% of the 37,174 registered electorates.

The Reform Club and the Civic Association put up five and four candidates and there was also one independent candidate.

Overview of outcome[edit]

Urban Council Election 1977
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Civic Edmund Chow 4,540 14.07
Reform Brook Bernacchi 4,363 13.52
Reform Henry H.L. Hu 4,060 12.58
Civic Peter C.K. Chan 4,030 12.49
Independent Tsin Sai-nin 3,925 12.16
Civic Ambrose K.C. Choi 3,733 11.56
Civic Wilson W.S. Tuet 2,795 8.66
Reform Francis Chaine 2,539 7.87
Reform Frederick S.K. Yu 1,184 3.67
Reform Tang Man-sit 1,103 3.42
Turnout 7,308 19.66

References[edit]

UK Parliament. Hong Kong Urban Council. HC Deb 5 April 1977 vol 929 cc412-6W.