Final guidelines for Rural Representative Election released today

The following is issued on behalf of the Electoral Affairs Commission:
     The Electoral Affairs Commission today (October 15) released the final Guidelines on Election-related Activities in respect of the Rural Representative Election.
     "The 30-day public consultation on the proposed guidelines ended on July 11. The Commission has updated the guidelines after taking into consideration all the views received during the public consultation period," 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/Monday, October 15, 2018
Issued at HKT 11:27