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New Territories South West (2021 constituency) Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Territories_South_West_(2021_constituency)

New Territories South West
Geographical Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Outline map
Boundary of New Territories South West in Hong Kong
DistrictKwai Tsing District
Tsuen Wan District
RegionNew Territories
Population824,600[1]
Electorate510,558[2]
Current constituency
Created2021
Number of membersTwo
Member(s)Chan Han-pan (DAB)
Joephy Chan (FTU)
Created fromNew Territories West (1998)

The New Territories South West geographical constituency is one of the ten geographical constituencies in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong which elects two members of the Legislative Council using the single non-transferable vote (SNTV) system. The constituency covers Kwai Tsing District and Tsuen Wan District in New Territories.[3]

History[edit]

The constituency was created under the overhaul of the electoral system imposed by the Beijing government in 2021, replacing Kwai Tsing District and Tsuen Wan District of the New Territories West used from 1998 to 2021. A constituency with the same name were also created for the 1995 Legislative Council election in the late colonial period.

Returning members[edit]

Election Member Party Member Party
2021 Chan Han-pan DAB Joephy Chan FTU

Election results[edit]

2020s[edit]

2021 Legislative Council election: New Territories South West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
DAB Chan Han-pan 83,303 52.45
FTU Joephy Chan Wing-yan 62,690 39.47
Nonpartisan Lau Cheuk-yu 12,828 8.08
Total valid votes 158,821 100.00
Rejected ballots 2,862
Turnout 161,683 31.67
Registered electors 510,558
DAB win (new seat)
FTU win (new seat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delineation of Geographical Constituencies of the Seventh Term of the Legislative Council" (PDF). Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau.
  2. ^ "Distribution of registered electors by geographical constituencies in 2021". Hong Kong Government.
  3. ^ "Method for the Formation of the Legislative Council". Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau.