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Sept. 12, 2021 Confirmed

Macau

Macau Special Administrative Region

Election for Região Administrativa Especial de Macau (Chinese Legislative Council (Macau))

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Macau Special Administrative Region will hold the Legislative Assembly election on 12 September 2021 to fill 33 seats.

At stake in this election: 

  • 33 seats in the Macau Legislative Assembly

Last Election: 

  • The last Legislative Assembly elections were held on 12 September 2021. 

Main candidates in this election: 

  • Party: Macau-Guangdong Union (UMG) / União de Macau-Guangdong 

  • Leader: MAK Soi Kun 

  • Seats won in last election: 2 

  • Party: Union for Development (UPD) / União Para O Desenvolvimento 

  • Leader: HO Sut Heng 

  • Seats won in last election: 2 

  • Party: Macau United Citizens' Association (ACUM) / Associação dos Cidadãos Unidos de Macau 

  • Leader: SI Ka Lon 

  • Seats won in the last election: 1 

  • Party: New Hope (NE) / Nova Esperança 

  • Leader: José Maria Pereira COUTINHO 

  • Seats won in the last election: 1 

Population and number of registered voters:  

  • Population: 682,500 

  • Registered Voters: 311,153 (as of 2019) 

Gender Data: 

  • Female Population: 363,800

  • Is Macau a signatory to CEDAW:  

  • Has Macau ratified CEDAW: 27 April 1999

  • Gender Quota:  N/A 

  • Female candidates in this election: 47 out of 128

  • Human Development Index Position: 85 

  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A 2019

 

Disability Data: 

  • Is Macau a signatory to CRPD: N/A 

  • Has Macau ratified CRPD: 31 August 2008 

  • Population with a disability: 15,268 (as of 30 June 2021)