In a Proclamation issued today, 20 January 2015, Governor Mark Capes has announced that a Bye-election to fill the vacant seat on Legislative Council (following the recent resignation of Ian Rummery on 8 January) will take place on Wednesday 4 March 2015.

The public is reminded that to vote in the Bye-election or to stand for election to Legislative Council your name must be on the Register of Electors. The Register of Electors as published in the Extraordinary Gazette on 1 July 2014, will be updated with those amendments printed in the Extraordinary Gazette Notice, No.4, dated 16 January 2015.

The Writ of Election, which will state the last day and time for receiving nominations for election of a new Member of LegCo, will be issued early next week.

SHG

20 January 2015

 

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