2015 final registers of electors published today

     The final registers of electors for 2015 were released today (September 25).

     "A total of 3,693,942 electors are carried in the newly issued final register for the geographical constituencies. These registered electors are eligible to vote in the District Council Ordinary Election in November," a spokesman for the Registration and Electoral Office (REO) said today.

     The distribution of electors for the five geographical constituencies is as follows:

  Geographical constituency      Number of electors
  -------------------------      ------------------
   Hong Kong Island                   623,474
   Kowloon West                       478,880
   Kowloon East                       592,202
   New Territories West               1,059,046
   New Territories East               940,340

     The final register for the District Council (second) functional constituency contains 3,411,224 electors.

     For the functional constituencies (other than the District Council (second) functional constituency), 229,441 electors are listed in the final register.

     The final register for the Election Committee subsectors contains 235,848 voters.

     "The electoral records of about 415,000 geographical constituency electors (including about 395,500 records involving District Council (second) functional constituency electors), about 4,100 traditional functional constituency electors and about 2,600 Election Committee subsector voters have been updated for the compilation of the final registers," the spokesman said.

     Statistical information about these final registers is available on the voter registration website (www.voterregistration.gov.hk).

     A full set of the final register for geographical constituencies and the District Council (second) functional constituency can be inspected during ordinary business hours (9am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 6pm) from Monday to Friday at the REO on 10/F, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wan Chai. The relevant section of the register pertinent to a particular district is also available for public inspection at the respective District Office during its office hours.

     For functional constituencies (other than the District Council (second) functional constituency) and Election Committee subsectors, full copies of the final registers are available for public inspection at the REO's Harbour Centre office and its office on 13/F, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, and the District Offices in Central, Mong Kok, Kwun Tong, Tsuen Wan and Sha Tin.

     Registered electors may log in to the Online Voter Information Enquiry System (www.voterinfo.gov.hk), or call the election hotline on 2891 1001, to check their own registration particulars.

     Notices on the inspection of the final registers were gazetted today.

Ends/Friday, September 25, 2015
Issued at HKT 11:07