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Six candidates to stand for LegCo Hong Kong Island By-election

A total of six candidates have signed up for the Hong Kong Island by-election to be held on December 10 this year. The nomination period closed at 5 pm today (November 2).

A spokesman for the Constitutional Affairs Bureau said that the Electoral Affairs Commission is finalising the practical arrangements for the election and will ensure that the election is conducted in an open, fair and honest manner.

The Government will continue to encourage all eligible voters of Hong Kong Island to cast votes on polling day through various publicity channels, he added.

End/Thursday, November 2, 2000