Hong Kong Democratic Foundation Proposal

Hong Kong Democratic Foundation Proposal

Proposal Source


Power to nominate
  • The Nominating Committee and members of the public


Size of the Nominating Committee


Composition of the Nominating Committee



  • 3 alternatives
    • By direct election of registered voters electing 3 members in each of the 400 District Council sub-constituencies by the Single Transferrable Voting System


  • Nominating Committee based on 2012 CE Election Committee with the following changes
    • All corporate votes being replaced by individual votes
    • All elected district councilors joining the Nominating Committee


  • Through random selection of a statistically representative sample from all registered voters


Electorate base of the Nominating Committee


Method of nominating CE candidates


  • Any Chinese national who is a registered geographical constituency voter can become a potential candidate by:


  • obtaining nominations from at least 1/8 of the members of the Nominating Committee
  • obtaining at least 100,000 nominations from registered geographical constituency voters


Election method for the CE


  • Majority run-off system


  • A second round of CE elections will be held if no candidate receives more than 50% of the votes and the 2 candidates with the highest vote count will proceed to the second round