China News Service, Macau, September 14-The General Accounting Committee for the election of the Seventh Legislative Council of the Macao Special Administrative Region announced on the 14th the total accounting results, reaffirming the validity of a small number of votes and confirming that the election results remain unchanged.
The Chief Executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region He Yicheng issued a statement that afternoon to congratulate the directly elected and indirectly elected members of the new Macao Legislative Council.
The election of the 7th Legislative Council of the Macao Special Administrative Region will be held on September 12, resulting in 14 directly elected seats and 12 indirectly elected seats.
He Yicheng stated in the statement that the current Legislative Council elections will be conducted in an orderly manner in strict accordance with the "Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China" and the "Macao Special Administrative Region Legislative Council Election Law". All participating teams actively contact voters and conduct elections in accordance with the law.
All sectors of the society and the general population of Macao actively participated in the elections and indeed fulfilled their civic duties.
On behalf of the Macau SAR Government, he would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all candidates and voters.
He Yicheng stated that the election organization work of the Legislative Council’s Electoral Management Committee, the General Accounting Committee, the Independent Commission Against Corruption, and relevant government departments has received the active cooperation of the participating teams and the majority of voters to ensure that the current Legislative Council elections can be fair, just and clean. It was held smoothly in the environment.
He Yicheng pointed out that with the successful conclusion of the election work, the new Legislative Council will soon be formed and perform its duties in accordance with the law.
The Macao Special Administrative Region Government will work with the members of the new Legislative Council and the general public to seize the historical opportunity of Guangdong and Macao’s cooperation in the development of Hengqin, promote the diversified economic development of Macao, and actively participate in the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area in order to maintain Macao’s long-term prosperity, stability and peace. "One country, two systems" has been successfully practiced, stably and far-reaching, and working together.