Tsim Sha Tsui Central (constituency)

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Tsim Sha Tsui Central
Elected Constituency
for the Yau Tsim Mong District Council
TsimShaTsuiCentralConstituency.svg
Boundary of Tsim Sha Tsui Central in Yau Tsim Mong District
District Yau Tsim Mong
Legislative Council constituency Kowloon West
Population14,762 (2019) [1]
Electorate4,788 (2019) [2]
Current constituency
Created 2015
Number of membersOne
Member(s)Ho Cheuk-hin (Community March)
Created from Tsim Sha Tsui East

Tsim Sha Tsui Central (Chinese :尖沙咀中) is one of the 20 constituencies in the Yau Tsim Mong District of Hong Kong created in 2015.

Contents

The constituency loosely covers Tsim Sha Tsui with the estimated population of 16,871. [3]

Councillors represented

ElectionMemberParty
2015 Kwan Sau-ling DAB
2019 Ho Cheuk-hin Community March

Election results

2010s

Yau Tsim Mong District Council Election, 2019: Tsim Sha Tsui Central
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
Community March Ho Cheuk-hin1,53356.78
DAB Kwan Sau-ling1,16743.22−26.08
Majority36613.56
Turnout 2,71156.66
Community March gain from DAB Swing
Yau Tsim Mong District Council Election, 2015: Tsim Sha Tsui Central
PartyCandidateVotes%±%
DAB Kwan Sau-ling1,09969.3
Nonpartisan Liu Siu-fai48630.7
Majority61338.6
Turnout 1,65830.2
DAB win (new seat)

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References

  1. "Recommended District Council Constituency Areas" (PDF). Electoral Affairs Commission.
  2. "Age and Sex profile of registered electors by 452 District Council Constituency Areas in 2019" (PDF). Registration and Electoral Office.
  3. "2015 District Councils Election - Summary of the District Council Constituency Areas". Hong Kong Government. 25 September 2015. Retrieved 7 October 2015.