LegCo 2016 Debrief: Fractions of factions

LegCo 2016 Debrief: Fractions of factions

Timothy Peirson-Smith takes a look at the new LegCo and what the results mean for governance, the next President, the  CE elections and business.

LegCo 2016-2020: Campaigns divide, legislators unite!

LegCo 2016-2020: Campaigns divide, legislators unite!

Campaigning is one thing. Actually being a legislator is another. Successful legislators will not be those who segment their voting base, but those who can…

LegCo 2016 & Business: Bad News – and it’s your fault

LegCo 2016 & Business: Bad News – and it’s your fault

Analysis and opinion from Editor in Chief, Andrew Work on why business has few friends in LegCo and no one stands for the markets. This…

張國鈞:應改選舉法例  望民記續為建制掌舵

張國鈞:應改選舉法例 望民記續為建制掌舵

選舉在即,張國鈞指自己主打教育及房屋問題,但認為現行選舉條例令候選人間鮮有政策辯論。

蔡堅:立法會醫學界兩候選人代表唔到我

蔡堅:立法會醫學界兩候選人代表唔到我

Prepare for upsets in LegCo elections: Timothy Peirson-Smith

Prepare for upsets in LegCo elections: Timothy Peirson-Smith

Timothy Peirson-Smith looks at the upcoming elections. Populism, vote-splitting, get-out-the-vote capabilities and other complexities make for interesting times.

選舉策略系列:光環背後,本土陣營同床異夢

選舉策略系列:光環背後,本土陣營同床異夢

青年新政-本民前以及熱普城兩大本土派選舉聯盟在競選過程中一直極力避免直接攻擊對方,但雙方的支持者另有想法。

Election analysis: Localist voter behaviour in New Territories West

Election analysis: Localist voter behaviour in New Territories West

Hong Kong’s voting system tends to produce fragmented electoral results. Small parties win big, while large parties win little. New Territories West, the largest constituency…

Keep friends close, enemies closer: Localist attempts to play nice disintegrate

Keep friends close, enemies closer: Localist attempts to play nice disintegrate

The two localist electoral alliances running in the upcoming LegCo elections have been trying to avoid even the slightest confrontation against each other. Their supporters…

One brave soul: Only one candidate showed up to last night’s IT election forum

One brave soul: Only one candidate showed up to last night’s IT election forum

Eric Yeung was absent from Frontline Tech Worker’s election forum for the IT functional constituency last night, leaving only Charles Mok to answer voters’ questions….