Commercial (First)

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Commercial (First)
商界(第一)
Functional Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
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Country  Hong Kong
Electorate 1,040 (2008)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1985
Number of members One
Member(s) Jeffrey Lam (BPA)

The Commercial (First) is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created in 1985. The constituency is composed of bodies that are members of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce entitled to vote at general meetings of the Chamber.[2]

Return Members[edit]

Election Member Party
1985 Thomas Clydesdale Nonpartisan
1988 James David McGregor Nonpartisan
1991 Democratic Foundation
1995 Paul Cheng Ming-fun Independent
Not represented in the Provisional Legislative Council (1997–98)
1998 James Tien Pei-chun Liberal
2004 Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung Liberal
2008 Independent
2009 Economic Synergy
2012 BPA

Electoral Results[edit]

2010s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2016: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BPA Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung 455 53.97
Liberal Joseph Chan Ho-lim 388 46.03
Turnout 861 82.39
BPA hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 2012: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Economic Synergy Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung uncontested
Economic Synergy hold Swing

2000s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2008: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung 465 70.24
Independent Markus Joytak Shaw 197 29.76
Turnout 691 66.44
Liberal hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 2004: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung uncontested
Liberal hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 2000: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal James Tien Pei-chun uncontested
Liberal hold Swing

1990s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1998: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal James Tien Pei-chun uncontested
Liberal win (new seat)
Hong Kong legislative election, 1995: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Paul Cheng Ming-fun uncontested
Independent gain from DF Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 1991: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DF James David McGregor 487 53.93
BPF Paul Cheng Ming-fun 416 46.07
Turnout
DF hold Swing

1980s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1988: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan James David McGregor 478 66.95
Nonpartisan Ng Siu-ching 236 33.05
Turnout 716 55.4
Nonpartisan hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 1985: Commercial (First)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Thomas Clydesdale 470 59.49
Nonpartisan Pao Wai-nang 320 40.51
Turnout 795 63.5
Nonpartisan win (new seat)

References[edit]