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Six nomination forms for Legislative Council Election Committee constituency by-election received by deadline
     The nomination period for the 2022 Legislative Council Election Committee constituency by-election, which began on November 1, ended at 5pm today (November 14). No nomination forms were received today. The Returning Officer received a total of six nomination forms by the close of nominations.
     Particulars of the nominees are available on the election website (www.elections.gov.hk).
     The Returning Officer will determine the order of names of candidates to appear on the ballot papers and the allocation of the designated spots for display of election advertisements by drawing lots at North Point Community Hall on November 25 (Friday). The Candidate Eligibility Review Committee will, within 14 days after the close of nominations, publish in the Gazette a notice of validly nominated candidates. If the number of validly nominated candidates is more than four, a poll will be held on December 18 (Sunday) for this by-election and the numbers for the candidates concerned to be printed on ballot papers will also be published in the above Gazette notice.

     The Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC) will hold an online briefing for candidates on November 28 (Monday). The Chairman of the EAC, Mr Justice David Lok, will chair the briefing session and brief candidates about the arrangements for the by-election, the guidelines on election-related activities and important points to note in running their election campaigns. A representative from the Independent Commission Against Corruption will explain the Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance. A representative from Hongkong Post will explain the arrangement and requirements of the free postage service for election mail. Representatives from the Registration and Electoral Office and the Department of Justice will also be present.
Ends/Monday, November 14, 2022
Issued at HKT 18:25
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