1979 Hong Kong municipal election

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1979 Hong Kong municipal election
Flag of Hong Kong (1959–1997).svg
← 1977 8 March 1979 1981 →

6 (of the 12) elected seats to the Urban Council
Turnout39.47% Increase19.81pp
  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 9,792 9,579
Percentage 19.09% 18.67%

Chairman before election

A. de O. Sales
Independent

Elected Chairman

A. de O. Sales
Independent

The 1979 Urban Council election was held on 8 March 1979 for the 6 of the 12 elected seats of the Urban Council of Hong Kong.

Overview of outcome[edit]

Urban Council Election 1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Elsie Elliott 8,214 16.01
Independent Denny Huang Mong-hwa 6,348 12.38
Independent Maria Tam Wai-chu 5,488 10.70
Reform Cecilia Yeung Lai-yin 4,990 9.73
Civic Hilton Cheong-Leen 4,743 9.25
Independent Augustine Chung Shai-kit 4,136 8.06
Reform Francis Chaine 3,467 6.76
Independent Wong Pun-cheuk 3,335 6.50
Civic Anthony Wong Chi-hung 2,555 4.98
Civic Keeson Patrick Shum 2,494 4.91
Independent Andrew Tu Hsueh-kwei 2,519 4.91
Independent Law Che-keung 1,885 3.67
Reform Francis Gilbert Knight 1,122 2.19
Turnout 51,296