Ronny Tong’s Proposal

Ronny Tong’s Proposal

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Proposal Source

Power to nominate
  • The Nominating Committee

 

Size of the Nominating Committee

 

  • 1514 members
Composition of the Nominating Committee

 

  • First Sector
    • The electorate base of the Financial Services, Insurance and Tourism subsectors should be broadened to include all members in the previous year
    • All corporate or institution voters should be eliminated

 

  • Second Sector
    • The electorate base of the Architectural, Surveying and Planning, the Chinese Medicine, the Engineering and the Information Technology subsectors should be broadened to include all members
    • All corporate voters should be eliminated

 

  • Third Sector
    • The electorate base of the Social Welfare and the Sports, Performing Arts, Culture and Publication subsectors should be broadened to include all members in the previous year
    • All the current subsector voters will be eliminated

 

  • Fourth Sector
    • All elected members of the District Council should be ex-officio members of the NC

 

Electorate base of the Nominating Committee

 

  • 1 million people
Method of nominating CE candidates

 

  • Nominating threshold should be set at 150 members, while a nominating ceiling is to be imposed at 200 members

 

  • Number of CE candidates limited to 7 to 10
Election method for the CE

 

  • Instant-runoff voting system by universal suffrage

 

  • Voters may either vote for a single candidate, or rank the candidates in order of preference

 

  1. Ballots are initially distributed based on each elector’s first preference. If a candidate secures more than half of vote cast, the candidate wins.
  2. The candidate with the fewest votes eliminated
  3. Ballots assigned to the eliminated candidate are recounted and assigned to those of the remaining candidates who rank next in order of preference on each ballot
  4. The process continues until one candidate wins by obtaining more than half the votes