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Facts about Election

Polling day:

12 September 2004

Polling hours:

7:30 am to 10:30 pm

Nomination period of candidature:

22 July to 4 August 2004

Term of office:

the term of office of the newly elected Legislative Council members will begin on 1 October 2004 and last for four years.

Composition (60 seats)
- 30 members to be returned from geographical constituencies
- 30 members to be returned from functional constituencies

Geographical Constituencies (30 seats)

(1)

Hong Kong Island

6 seats

(2)

Kowloon East

5 seats

(3)

Kowloon West

4 seats

(4)

New Territories East

7 seats

(5)

New Territories West

8 seats

Voting system: List system of proportional representation

Functional Constituencies (30 seats)

(1)

Heung Yee Kuk*

1 seat

(2)

Agriculture and Fisheries*

1 seat

(3)

Insurance*

1 seat

(4)

Transport*

1 seat

(5)

Education

1 seat

(6)

Legal

1 seat

(7)

Accountancy

1 seat

(8)

Medical

1 seat

(9)

Health Services

1 seat

(10)

Engineering

1 seat

(11)

Architectural, Surveying and Planning

1 seat

(12)

Labour

3 seats

(13)

Social Welfare

1 seat

(14)

Real Estate and Construction

1 seat

(15)

Tourism

1 seat

(16)

Commercial (First)

1 seat

(17)

Commercial (Second)

1 seat

(18)

Industrial (First)

1 seat

(19)

Industrial (Second)

1 seat

(20)

Finance

1 seat

(21)

Financial Services

1 seat

(22)

Sports, Performing Arts, Culture and publication

1 seat

(23)

Import and Export

1 seat

(24)

Textiles and Garment

1 seat

(25)

Wholesale and Retail

1 seat

(26)

Information Technology

1 seat

(27)

Catering

1 seat

(28)

District Council

1 seat

Voting systems: 'First past the post' voting system applies to all functional constituencies, except for the four special functional constituencies (marked with * ) where the 'preferential elimination system of voting' is adopted.

Number of electors
Geographical constituencies: 3,207,227
Functional constituencies: 199,539
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