Heung Yee Kuk (constituency)

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Heung Yee Kuk
鄕議局
Functional Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
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Country Hong Kong
Electorate147 (2016)[1]
Current constituency
Created1991
Number of membersOne
Member(s)Kenneth Lau (BPA)
Heung Yee Kuk
Traditional Chinese鄕議局功能界別

The Heung Yee Kuk functional constituency (Chinese: 鄕議局功能界別), formerly called the Rural functional constituency, is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created in 1991. The constituency is composed of the Chairman and Vice-Chairmen of the Heung Yee Kuk and the Ex Officio, Special and Co-opted Councillors of the Full Council of the Kuk.[2] It has been represented by the chairman of the Kuk, Kenneth Lau since 2016, replacing his father, former chairman of the Kuk Lau Wong-fat who held the seat from 1991 to 2004 and from 2004 to 2016.

No actual election has been held since its creation in 1991 as all candidates have been uncontested.

Return Members[edit]

Rural (1991–97)[edit]

Election Member Party
1991 Lau Wong-fat FSHK
1993 Liberal

Heung Yee Kuk (1997 to present)[edit]

Election Member Party
1998 Lau Wong-fat Liberal
2004 Daniel Lam Wai-keung Nonpartisan
2008 Lau Wong-fat Liberal
2008 Independent
2009 Economic Synergy
2012 BPA
2016 Kenneth Lau Ip-keung BPA

Electoral Results[edit]

2010s[edit]

2016 Hong Kong legislative election: Heung Yee Kuk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
BPA Kenneth Lau Ip-keung uncontested
BPA hold Swing
2012 Hong Kong legislative election: Heung Yee Kuk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Economic Synergy Lau Wong-fat uncontested
Economic Synergy hold Swing

2000s[edit]

2008 Hong Kong legislative election: Heung Yee Kuk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Lau Wong-fat uncontested
Liberal gain from Nonpartisan Swing
2004 Hong Kong legislative election: Heung Yee Kuk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Lam Wai-keung uncontested
Nonpartisan gain from Nonpartisan Swing
2000 Hong Kong legislative election: Heung Yee Kuk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Lau Wong-fat uncontested
Nonpartisan hold Swing

1990s[edit]

1998 Hong Kong legislative election: Heung Yee Kuk
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Lau Wong-fat uncontested
Nonpartisan hold Swing
1995 Hong Kong legislative election: Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Lau Wong-fat uncontested
Nonpartisan hold Swing
1991 Hong Kong legislative election: Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
FSHK Lau Wong-fat uncontested
FSHK win (new seat)

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