Final guidelines for Chief Executive Election released today

The following is issued on behalf of the Electoral Affairs Commission:
     The Electoral Affairs Commission today (October 20) released the final Guidelines on Election-related Activities in respect of the Chief Executive Election.
     "The guidelines were updated by the Commission after taking into consideration the views received during a 14-day public consultation exercise that ended on June 26," a Commission spokesman said.
     "Those who intend to stand for the election are urged to read carefully the guidelines and the relevant electoral legislation, and should strictly abide by them," he said.
     The final guidelines can be downloaded from the Commission's website ( They are also available at the Registration and Electoral Office and the Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices.

Ends/Thursday, October 20, 2016
Issued at HKT 11:05