2003 Central and Western District Council Election
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2003 Central and Western District Council Election
2003 Central and Western District Council election

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15 (of the 19) seats to Central and Western District Council
10 seats needed for a majority
Turnout43.5%
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Democratic CWDP Liberal
Last election 5 seats, 40.9% New party 1 seat, 2.9%
Seats before 5 2 2
Seats won 6 2 2
Seat change Increase1 Steady Steady
Popular vote 9,840 5,748 672
Percentage 28.7% 16.7% 2.0%
Swing Decrease12.2% N/A Decrease0.9%

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party DAB Frontier
Last election 3 seats, 33.4% Did not run
Seats before 3 0
Seats won 1 1
Seat change Decrease2 Increase1
Popular vote 8,649 3,123
Percentage 25.2% 9.1%
Swing Decrease8.2% N/A

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Colours on map indicate winning party for each constituency.

The 2003 Central and Western District Council election was held on 23 November 2003 to elect all 15 elected members to the 19-member District Council.[1] The pro-democracy camp won a majority of the seats where The Frontier/Civic Act-up legislator Cyd Ho Sau-lan defeated the incumbent Ip Kwok-him of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment of Hong Kong, who was also a legislator, in Kwun Lung. The majority of the pro-democrats was balanced by 4 appointed members selected by the Chief Executive.

Overall election results

Before election:

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7 8
Pro-democracy Pro-Beijing

Change in composition:

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9 6
Pro-democracy Pro-Beijing
Central and Western District Council election result 2003
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/-
  Democratic 6 1 0 +1 40.0 28.7 9,840 -12.2
  DAB 1 0 -2 -2 6.7 25.2 8,649 -8.2
  Independent 3 0 0 0 20.0 18.4 6,307
  CWDP 2 0 0 0 13.3 16.7 5,748
  Frontier 1 1 0 +1 6.7 9.1 3,123
  Liberal 2 0 0 0 6.7 2.0 672 -0.9

Results by constituency

Belcher

Belcher
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Victor Yeung Sui-yin 1,937 45.3
DAB Wong Chit-man 1,497 35.0 -17.2
Independent Lam Kee-shing 841 19.7 -28.1
Majority 440 10.3 +5.9
Democratic gain from DAB Swing +5.2

Castle Road

Castle Road
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Cheng Lai-king 1,625 73.6 +2.0
Independent Chong Wai-por 584 26.4 N/A
Majority 1,041 47.2 +4.0
Democratic hold Swing

Centre Street

Centre Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Henry Leung Yiu-cho 1,693 66.0 +7.0
DAB Lau Yeung-fun 750 29.2 -11.8
Independent So Lai-yung 124 24.8
Majority 943 36.8 +18.8
Democratic hold Swing

Chung Wan

Chung Wan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Yuen Bun-keung 1,481 69.5 +1.2
DAB Lee Wai-keung 650 30.5 -1.2
Majority 831 39 +3.3
Democratic hold Swing

Kennedy Town & Mount Davis

Kennedy Town & Mount Davis
Party Candidate Votes % ±
DAB Yeung Wai-foon 1,241 50.1 -2.9
Independent Winfield Chong Wing-fai 1,234 49.9 +2.9
Majority 7 0.2 -5.8
DAB hold Swing -2.9

Kwun Lung

Kwun Lung
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Frontier (Civic Act-up) Cyd Ho Sau-lan 1,869 50.9 N/A
DAB Ip Kwok-him 1,805 49.1 -8.5
Majority 64 0.8 -14.4
Frontier gain from DAB Swing

Middle Levels East

Mid Levels East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
CWDP Kwok Ka-ki 1,624 57.8 +2.0
Independent Jackie Cheung Yick-hung 1,186 42.2 N/A
Majority 438 15.6 +4.0
CWDP hold Swing +2.0

Peak

Peak
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Mark Lin 672 54.1 -11.2
Independent Louis Leung Wing-on 569 45.9 +11.2
Majority 103 8.2 -22.4
Liberal hold Swing -5.6

Sai Wan

Sai Wan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Chan Tak-chor Unopposed N/A N/A
Liberal hold Swing N/A

Sai Ying Pun

Sai Ying Pun
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent (CWDP) Lai Kwok-hung 1,744 53.3 +3.2
DAB Chan Yiu-keung 1,529 46.7 -3.2
Majority 215 6.6 +6.4
Independent hold Swing

Shek Tong Tsui

Shek Tong Tsui
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Chan Choi-hi 1,676 59.4 +11.0
CWDP Michael Lai Wing-kuen 1,146 40.6 N/A
Majority 530 18.8 -1.4
Independent hold Swing

Sheung Wan

Sheung Wan
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Kam Nai-wai 1,756 70.7 +2.6
DAB Chiu Wah-kuen 729 29.3 -2.6
Majority 1,027 41.4 +5.2
Democratic hold Swing

Tung Wah

Tung Wah
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Democratic Frederick Ho Chun-ki 1,348 75.1 +10.3
DAB Lee Wing-fai 448 24.9 -10.3
Majority 900 50.2 +20.6
Democratic hold Swing

University

University
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Stephen Chan Chit-kwai Unopposed N/A N/A
Independent hold Swing

Water Street

Water Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Lesilie Spencer Tai Cheuk-yin 1,327 51.4 -1.3
Frontier Robin Wan Joe-yiu 1,254 48.6
Majority 67 2.8 -2.6
Independent hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "Election Results - Overall Results". Electoral Affairs Commission.[permanent dead link]

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