Provident (constituency)

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Provident
Elected Constituency
for the Eastern District Council
Outline map
Boundary of Provident in Eastern District
Region Eastern District
Electorate 10,234[1]
Current constituency
Created 1994
Number of members One
Member(s) Kwok Wai-keung (FTU)

Provident is one of the 37 constituencies in the Eastern District, Hong Kong.

The constituency returns one district councillor to the Eastern District Council, with an election every four years. The seat is currently held by Kwok Wai-keung of the Hong Kong Federation of Trade Unions since the 2007 election.

Provident constituency is loosely based on the areas around Provident Centre and Wharf Road in North Point with estimated population of 20,029.[2]

Councillors represented[edit]

Election Member Party
1994 Wong Kwok-hing DAB/FTU
2007 Kwok Wai-keung Nonpartisan
2007 FTU/DAB

Election results[edit]

2010s[edit]

Eastern District Council Election, 2015: Provident
Party Candidate Votes % ±
FTU Kwok Wai-keung Uncontested
FTU hold Swing
Eastern District Council Election, 2011: Provident[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
FTU (DAB) Kwok Wai-keung Uncontested
FTU hold Swing

2000s[edit]

Eastern District Council Election, 2007: Provident[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nonpartisan Kwok Wai-keung 2,527 89.8
Independent Chong Chung-hing 286 10.2
Nonpartisan gain from DAB Swing
Eastern District Council Election, 2003: Provident[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DAB Wong Kwok-hing 2,665 71.8
Independent Alan Leung Koon-lun 1,048 28.2
DAB hold Swing

1990s[edit]

Eastern District Council Election, 1999: Provident[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DAB Wong Kwok-hing uncontested
DAB hold Swing
Eastern District Board Election, 1994: Provident[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DAB Wong Kwok-hing 1,527 84.1
Liberal Wong Wing-cheong 242 13.3
DAB win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 District Councils Election - Election Brief". Hong Kong Government. 20 September 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "2011 District Councils Election - Summary of the District Council Constituency Areas". Hong Kong Government. 5 September 2011. Retrieved 20 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Li, Pang-kwong. "香港選舉資料庫". 嶺南大學公共管治研究部. Retrieved 20 April 2013.