Legal (constituency)

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Legal
法律界
Functional Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
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Country  Hong Kong
Electorate 6,773 (2016)[1]
Current constituency
Created 1985
Number of members One
Member(s) Dennis Kwok (Civic)

The Legal (Chinese: 法律界) is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created in 1985. Electors include the members of the Law Society of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Bar Association, and the officers in the Government's judicial departments.

Return Members[edit]

Election Member Party
1985 Martin Lee Chu-ming Independent
1991 Simon Ip Sik-on Independent
1995 Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee Independent
Not represented in the Provisional Legislative Council (1997–98)
1998 Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee Independent
2006 Civic
2012 Dennis Kwok Wing-hang Civic

Electoral Results[edit]

2010s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2016: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Civic Dennis Kwok Wing-hang 3,405 69.48 +13.28
Independent Catherine Mun Lee-ming 1,496 30.52
Majority 1,909 38.96 +26.61
Total valid votes 4,901 100.00
Rejected ballots 129
Turnout 5,030 74.27 +2.84
Registered electors 6,773
Civic hold Swing +13.28%
Hong Kong legislative election, 2012: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Civic Dennis Kwok Wing-hang 2,528 56.20 –9.54
Independent Albert Wong Kwai-huen 1,970 43.85
Majority 558 12.35
Total valid votes 4,498 100.00
Rejected ballots 132
Turnout 4,630 71.43
Registered electors 6,482
Civic hold Swing -9.54%

2000s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 2008: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Civic Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee 2,468 65.74 −8.99
Independent Junius Ho Kwan-yiu 1,286 34.26
Majority 182 6.60
Total valid votes 3,745 100.00
Rejected ballots 127
Turnout 3,872 63.36
Registered electors 6,111
Civic hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 2004: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent (A45CG) Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee 2,597 74.73 +13.98
Independent Kwong Ka-yin 598 17.21
Independent Tong Kei-yuk 280 8.06
Turnout 3,475 72.26
Independent hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 2000: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee 1,520 60.75 -15.84
Independent Anthony Chow Wing-kin 982 39.25
Turnout 2,502 61.15
Independent hold Swing

1990s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1998: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee 1,741 76.59 +22.07
Independent Siu Wing-yee 394 17.33
Independent Chong Wing-charn 138 6.07
Turnout 112,320 65.56
Independent win (new seat)
Hong Kong legislative election, 1995: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee 723 54.52
Independent Ip Tim-yeung 444 33.48
Independent Lee Wai-ip 159 12.00
Turnout 1,326
Independent gain from Independent Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 1991: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Ip Sik-on 542 77.43
Independent Man Yit-loi 158 22.57
Turnout 700
Independent gain from Independent Swing

1980s[edit]

Hong Kong legislative election, 1988: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Martin Lee Chu-ming uncontested
Nonpartisan hold Swing
Hong Kong legislative election, 1985: Legal
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Martin Lee Chu-ming 488 57.89
Nonpartisan Henry Denis Litton 312 37.01
Civic Chau Wai-hung 43 5.10
Turnout 845 86.4
Nonpartisan win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Legislative Council Election". elections.gov.hk. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "2016 Legislative Council Election". elections.gov.hk. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "2008 Legislative Council Election". elections.gov.hk. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "2008 Legislative Council Election". elections.gov.hk. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "2004 Legislative Council Election - Election Results". elections.gov.hk. 7 September 2004. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "Legislative Council Elections Results". elections.gov.hk. Retrieved 12 May 2015.