377 nomination forms for Election Committee Subsector Elections received today

     The nomination period for the 2011 Election Committee Subsector Elections (except District Council subsectors) runs from today (November 8) until November 15. A total of 377 nomination forms were received by the Returning Officers for various subsectors (except religious subsector) today.

     For each subsector and sub-subsector, a poll will be held on December 11 if there is contested election for that subsector and sub-subsector.

     One designated body of the religious subsector handed in a nomination form today, involving a total of 46 nominees. Nominations of members representing this subsector are returned by six designated bodies.

     The breakdown of nominations by subsectors is set out in the annex.

     Particulars of the nominees will be uploaded onto the election website (www.elections.gov.hk/ecss2011/eng/nominat2.html).

Ends/Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Issued at HKT 23:56