Labour (constituency)

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Labour
勞工界
Functional Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
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Country  Hong Kong
Electorate 668 (2016)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1985
Number of members Three
Member(s) Poon Siu-ping (FLU)
Ho Kai-ming (FTU)
Luk Chung-hung (FTU)

The Labour (Chinese: 勞工界) is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created It was one of the 12 functional constituency seats created for the 1985 Legislative Council election. It corresponds to the Labour Subsector in the Election Committee. The constituency is composed of 668 bodies that are trade unions of which all the voting members are employees.[1]

The constituency composed of two seats when it first created by in 1985, held by the two largest labour unions at that time, the pro-Communist Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions (FTU) and pro-Nationalist Hong Kong and Kowloon Trades Union Council (TUC). Since 1998, the constituency composed of three seats, two occupied by the FTU and one occupied by the Federation of Hong Kong and Kowloon Labour Unions (FLU).

Return Members[edit]

1985-97[edit]

Election First Member First Party Second Member Second Party
1985 Pang Chun-hoi TUC Tam Yiu-chung FTU
1995 Lee Kai-ming FLU Cheng Yiu-tong FTU

1998 to present[edit]

Election First Member First Party Second Member Second Party Third Member Third Party
1998 Lee Kai-ming FLU Chan Wing-chan DAB Chan Kwok-keung FTU
2000 Li Fung-ying FLU Leung Fu-wah FTU DAB
2004 Kwong Chi-kin FTU Wong Kwok-hing FTU
2008 Ip Wai-ming FTU Pan Pey-chyou FTU
2012 Poon Siu-ping FLU Kwok Wai-keung FTU Tang Ka-piu FTU
2016 Ho Kai-ming FTU Luk Chung-hung FTU

Electoral Results[edit]

The Plurality-at-large voting system is used and the elected candidates are shown in bold.

2010s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2016: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
FLU Poon Siu-ping uncontested
FTU Ho Kai-ming uncontested
FTU Luk Chun-hung uncontested
Hong Kong legislative election, 2012: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
FTU Kwok Wai-keung uncontested
FTU Tang Ka-piu uncontested
FLU Poon Siu-ping uncontested

2000s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2008: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan (FLU) Li Fung-ying uncontested
FTU Ip Wai-ming uncontested
FTU Pan Pey-chyou uncontested
Hong Kong legislative election, 2004: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan (FLU) Li Fung-ying 322
FTU Kwong Chi-kin 288
FTU (DAB) Wong Kwok-hing 278
Nonpartisan Chan Kwok-keung 105
Hong Kong legislative election, 2000: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan (FLU) Li Fung-ying 283
Nonpartisan (FTU) Leung Fu-wah 259
DAB Chan Kwok-keung 226
TUC Leung Suet-fong 102

1990s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1998: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan (FLU) Lee Kai-ming 212
DAB Chan Wing-chan 212
Nonpartisan (FTU) Chan Kwok-keung 204
Nonpartisan (TUC) Chan Yun-che 99
Nonpartisan Ng Yat-wah 49
Hong Kong legislative election, 1995: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
FTU Cheng Yiu-tong 684
Nonpartisan (FLU) Lee Kai-ming 533
TUC Lee Kwok-keung 262
Independent Luk Wun-cheung 109
Hong Kong legislative election, 1991: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TUC Pang Chun-hoi uncontested
FTU Tam Yiu-chung uncontested

1980s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1988: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TUC Pang Chun-hoi uncontested
FTU Tam Yiu-chung uncontested
Hong Kong legislative election, 1985: Labour
Party Candidate Votes % ±
TUC Pang Chun-hoi uncontested
FTU Tam Yiu-chung uncontested

References[edit]