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324 nomination forms for District Council Ordinary Election received
     The nomination period for the 2019 District Council Ordinary Election starts today (October 4) and runs until October 17.  A total of 324 nominations were received by the Returning Officers of the 18 districts on the first day of the nomination period.

     The number of nomination forms received for each district is as follows:

Hong Kong Island
Central and Western 16
Wan Chai 5
Eastern 18
Southern 17

Yau Tsim Mong 16
Sham Shui Po 9
Kowloon City 23
Wong Tai Sin 33
Kwun Tong 9
New Territories
Tsuen Wan 13
Tuen Mun 34
Yuen Long 34
North 11
Tai Po 11
Sai Kung 28
Sha Tin 17
Kwai Tsing 24
Islands 6
Total: 324

     The Registration and Electoral Office reminds nominees that due to limited space in the Returning Officer's office, each nominee shall be accompanied by only one companion during submission of the nomination form. Please refer to the "Points to Note for Submission of Nomination Forms" on the election website

     Particulars of the nominees will be available on the election website (www.elections.gov.hk/dc2019/eng/nominat2.html).
Ends/Friday, October 4, 2019
Issued at HKT 22:26
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