HKPOP Preparing its Maiden Survey Release (2019-07-12)

Press Release on 12 July 2019

 

HKPOP Preparing its Maiden Survey Release

 

  1. The Hong Kong Public Opinion Program (HKPOP, formerly the Public Opinion Programme of The University of Hong Kong, or HKUPOP) under the Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute has finished its first omnibus survey supported by donations from fellow citizens. The results are expected to be released at a press conference to be held on 16 July, Tuesday. The survey items include the popularity of the Chief Executive, Secretaries of Departments, Directors of Bureaux and Legislative Councillors, as well as the Taiwan and Tibet issues.

  1. HKPOP now encourages fellow citizens and organizations to sponsor any questions of the omnibus survey at $8,000 each in named or anonymous ways. All sponsors will receive the results one day prior to the public release and they can use them in whatever way they like. All money received will be used for funding future omnibus surveys, as a continuation of our effort over the past 28 years. The questions of this omnibus survey are shown in the following:

Popularity of the Chief Executive

  • Please use a scale of 0-100 to rate your extent of support to the Chief Executive Carrie Lam, with 0 indicating absolutely not supportive, 100 indicating absolutely supportive and 50 indicating half-half. How would you rate the Chief Executive Carrie Lam?
  • If a general election of the Chief Executive were to be held tomorrow, and you had the right to vote, would you vote for Carrie Lam?

Popularity of Secretaries of Departments

  • Please use a scale of 0-100 to rate your extent of support to the Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, with 0 indicating absolutely not supportive, 100 indicating absolutely supportive and 50 indicating half-half. How would you rate the Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung Kin-chung?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Matthew Cheung Kin-chung as the Chief Secretary for Administration tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • Please rate your support of the Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo Po using a 0-100 scale. 0 stands for absolutely no support, 100 stands for absolute support, 50 stands for half-half. How would you rate the Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo Po?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Paul Chan Mo Po as the Financial Secretary tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • Please use a scale of 0-100 to rate your extent of support to the Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng, with 0 indicating absolutely not supportive, 100 indicating absolutely supportive and 50 indicating half-half. How would you rate the Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Teresa Cheng as the Secretary for Justice tomorrow, how would you vote?

Popularity of Directors of Bureaux

  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Joshua Law as the Secretary for the Civil Service tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Edward Yau as the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Patrick Nip as the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Michael Wong as the Secretary for Development tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Kevin Yeung as the Secretary for Education tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Wong Kam-sing as the Secretary for the Environment tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of James Lau as the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Sophia Chan as the Secretary for Food and Health tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Lau Kong-wah as the Secretary for Home Affairs tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Law Chi Kwong as the Secretary for Labour and Welfare tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of John Lee as the Secretary for Security tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Frank Chan as the Secretary for Transport and Housing tomorrow, how would you vote?
  • If you had the right to vote on the reappointment or dismissal of Nicholas Yang as the Secretary for Innovation and Technology tomorrow, how would you vote?

Popularity of Legislative Councillors (First Stage)

  • Please name up to ten Legislative Councillors that you are most familiar with.

Popularity of Legislative Councillors (Second Stage)

  • Please use a scale of 0-100 to rate your extent of support to [XXX], with 0 indicating absolutely not supportive, 100 indicating absolutely supportive and 50 indicating half-half. How would you rate [XXX]?

Taiwan and Tibet issues

  • Are you confident in the ultimate reunification of Taiwan and Mainland China?
  • Do you agree to Taiwan rejoining the United Nations?
  • Do you agree to Taiwan becoming independent?
  • Do you think “One country, two systems” is applicable to Taiwan?
  • Do you agree to Tibet becoming independent?

  1. When this release is published, Apple Daily has already confirmed to sponsor 4 questions related to the popularity of the Chief Executive and Secretary of Justice Teresa Cheng, on the understanding that other people can also co-sponsor these questions. HKPOP hereby expresses its gratitude for the support from the Apple Daily. For details about the civic society sponsorship, please visit the website of the Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute at https://pori.hk.

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