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Polling Date: 25 March 2012

Nomination Period: 14 – 29 February 2012

General Qualifications for Candidature:

  • A Hong Kong SAR permanent resident who is a Chinese citizen with no right of abode in any foreign country;
  • Reached 40 years of age; and
  • Ordinarily resided in Hong Kong for a continuous period of not less than 20 years.

Number of Subscribers Required for Nomination: not less than 150 members of the Election Committee.

Election Expense Ceiling: HK$13 million

Voting System:

  • Each member of the Election Committee is entitled to cast a single vote by secret ballot.
  • In a contested election, a candidate who obtains more than 600 valid votes cast in any round of voting shall be returned at the election.
  • In an uncontested election, if the number of support votes obtained by the candidate exceeds 600 in the poll, he shall be returned at the election.

Conduct and Supervision of the Election:

  • The Electoral Affairs Commission is responsible for conducting and supervising the election.
  • A High Court judge has been appointed as the Returning Officer.
  • The Independent Commission Against Corruption will uphold fairness of the election through effective law enforcement, education and prevention.

 

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