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2016 final registers of electors published today
     The final registers of electors for 2016 were published today (July 16).
     "A total of 3 779 085 electors are carried in the newly issued final register for the geographical constituencies. These registered electors are eligible to vote in the Legislative Council General Election to be held on September 4," 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                  627,807
   Kowloon West                       488,129
   Kowloon East                        601,567
   New Territories West             1,086,511
   New Territories East               975,071
     The final register for the District Council (second) functional constituency contains 3 473 792 electors.
     For the functional constituencies (other than the District Council (second) functional constituency), 239 724 electors are listed in the final register.
     The final register for the Election Committee subsectors contains 246 440 voters.
     Statistical information about these final registers is available on the voter registration website (www.voterregistration.gov.hk).
        A full set of the final registers for geographical constituencies and the District Council (second) functional constituency are available for inspection during ordinary business hours (9am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 6pm) from Monday to Friday at the office of 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 office at Harbour Centre 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.
     The nomination period for the 2016 Legislative Council General Election starts today. Since today (Saturday) is not an ordinary business day of the Electoral Registration Officer, the REO will make special arrangements to open its offices at Harbour Centre in Wan Chai and Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre from 9am to noon today to facilitate public inspection of registers of electors.
     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 are gazetted today.
Ends/Saturday, July 16, 2016
Issued at HKT 9:00
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