1969 Hong Kong municipal election

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1969 Hong Kong municipal election
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5 (of the 10) elected seats to the Urban Council
Turnout23.85% Decrease14.81pp
  First party Second party
 
Leader Hilton Cheong-Leen Brook Bernacchi
Party Civic Reform
Seats before 4 4
Seats after 5 3
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1
Popular vote 14,335 16,571
Percentage 42.58% 49.22%

The 1969 Urban Council election was held on 5 March 1969 for the 5 of the 10 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

8,166 of 34,237 registered voters voted, the turnout rate was 23.8%

Peter Chan Chi-kwan of the Civic Association was newly elected to the Urban Council.

Outcome[edit]

Urban Council Election 1969[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Reform Brook Bernacchi 5,455 16.20
Reform Henry H. L. Hu 4,761 14.14
Civic Raymond Y. K. Kan 4,325 12.85
Civic Peter C. K. Chan 4,111 12.21
Civic Henry Wong 3,536 10.50
Independent Y. B. Low 2,752 8.17
Reform Eva Leung 2,553 7.58
Reform Patrick Wong 2,459 7.30
Civic Harry Odell 2,373 7.05
Reform Alberto Da Cruz 1,343 3.99
Turnout 33,668 23.8

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Wong, Chris (3 March 1969). "3 seats to Civic; Two seats to Reform". Hong Kong Standard.

References[edit]

  • Lau, Y.W. (2002). A history of the municipal councils of Hong Kong : 1883-1999 : from the Sanitary Board to the Urban Council and the Regional Council. Leisure and Cultural Service Dept.
  • Pepper, Suzanne (2008). Keeping Democracy at Bay:Hong Kong and the Challenge of Chinese Political Reform. Rowman & Littlefield.