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This questionnaire is issued by Prof. Joseph Man Chan of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Dr Robert Ting-Yiu Chung of the University of Hong Kong, and is only applicable for those who have joined the July 1 rally, with no age limit. Please press the "Submit" button after you have completed this survey. However, no subsequent input will be allowed within 5 minutes of the last submission.
 
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[Q1] How important the following factors are in bringing you to the rally today? Please employ a 5-point scale.
 
    very
unimportant
neither
important
nor
unimportant
very
important  
Don't
know
  • To fight for universal suffrage in 2007/08.
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  • To express my dissatisfaction with the governance of the HKSAR Government.
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  • To fight for an earlier democracy in Hong Kong.
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  • To fight for the demands of my group.
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  • To oppose government-business collusion.
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  • To oppose the Central Government's intervention in Hong Kong.
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  • To fight for demands which have not been mentioned above.
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    [Q2] Do you agree with the following statements about rallies and elections? Please employ a 5-point scale.
     
        absolutely
    disagree
    neither
    agree
    nor
    disagree
    absolutely
    agree  
    Don't know
  • Rallies are more effective than elections in making the SAR Government respect public opinion.
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  • I can express my voice more clearly in rallies than elections.
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  • Rallies are effective ways to break the limitations of the existing political system.
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  • Rallies and demonstrations make people filled with collective energy.
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  • Rally and demonstration participants usually have higher social moral consciousness.
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  • Elections are more easily manipulated by politicians than rallies.
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  • People are more easily influenced by the media in rallies and demonstrations than elections.
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  • Self-motivated rallies and demonstrations produce more political effects than organized ones.
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    [Q3] Do you agree with the following statements? Please employ a 5-point scale.
     
        absolutely
    disagree
    neither
    agree
    nor
    disagree
    absolutely
    agree  
    Don't know
  • My main target in this rally is the CPG.
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  • My main target in this rally is the HKSAR Government.
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  • The freedom of speech is getting narrower in Hong Kong.
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  • There should be fewer discussions on politics, but more discussions on economic development in Hong Kong.
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    [Q4] Below are some representatives of public opinion or channels for expressing public opinion. Do you think they can represent people's voices? (with 0 indicating absolutely not supportive, 10 indicating absolutely supportive and 5 indicating half-half.).
  • Political parties
  • Council members without political background
  • Social organizations or bodies
  • Newspapers
  • TV news
  • Radio phone-in programmes
  •  
    [Q5] Please use a scale of 0-100 to rate your extent of support to the following leaders and governments (with 0 indicating absolutely not supportive, 100 indicating absolutely supportive and 50 indicating half-half.).
  • Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen
  • President Hu Jin-tao
  • Premier Wen Jiao-bao
  • HKSAR Government
  • CPG
  •  
    [Q6] How important the following calls are in your decision to participate in the rally? Please employ a 5-point scale.
     
        very
    unimportant
    neither
    important
    nor
    unimportant
    very
    important  
    Don't
    know
  • Calls resulting from news reports on newspapers
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  • Calls from radio phone-in programmes
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  • Calls resulting from radio news
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  • Calls from internet (including emails among friends)
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  • Calls resulting from TV news
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  • Calls from family members
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  • Calls from such inter-personal relationships as friends, colleagues or fellow students
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  • Calls from political parties
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  • Calls from individual social celebrities
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  • Calls from the organization I belong to
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    [Q7] Do you go online ?
     
    [Q8] Did you come to this rally together with others? (Multiple answers allowed)
    Came alone Came with spouse Came with family member(s) Came with boyfriend/girlfriend
    Came with friend(s) Came with fellow student(s) Came with colleague(s) Came with an organization I belong to
    Came with a particular social sector Came with other people   Don't know
     
  • If you came together with others, who proposed to come out first?
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    [Q9] When did you decide to participate in the rally?
     
    [Q10] Did you participate in the July 1 rally last year (2004)?
     
    [Q11] Did you participate in the July 1 rally 2003?
     
    [Q12] Have you participated in this year (2005)'s candlelight vigil?
     
    [Q13] Have you participated in last year (2004)'s candlelight vigil?
     
    [Q14] This year is the 16th anniversary of June Fourth Incident. How many times have you participated in candlelight vigils since 1989?
     
    [Q15] Please use a scale of 0-10 to rate the strength of your sense of belonging to Hong Kong, with 0 indicating extremely weak, 10 indicating extremely strong, and 5 indicating half-half   
     
    [Q16] Please use a scale of 0-10 to rate the strength of your sense of belonging to today's China, with 0 indicating extremely weak, 10 indicating extremely strong, and 5 indicating half-half   
     
    [Q17] days a week do you read newspaper on average?
  • Which newspaper do you read most often?  Others (Please specify)
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    [Q18] How many days a week do you watch TV news on average?
     
    [Q19] Have you ever voted in the previous Legislative Council elections?
     
    [Q20] Have you ever voted in the previous Legislative Council elections 2004?
     
    [Q21] Are you a member of any social organizations (religious, political, professional or others)?
  • If yes, how often do you participate in the activities of the above organizations?
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    [Q22] Where was your starting point for the rally?
     
    [Q23] Where did you leave the rally procession?
     
    [Q24] Other opinions on July 1 Rally :
     

     
     
     Questions only for those who have participated in the civil referendum
     
     
    [R1] Why did you participate in the civil referendum? 
     
    [R2] How did you know there was a civil referendum? Please list all sources of information important to you. 
     
    [R3] How did you vote on the motion "The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be elected by means of universal suffrage from 2007 onwards"?
     
    [R4] Why? 
     
    [R5] How did you vote on the motion "All members of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be elected by means of universal suffrage from 2008 onwards"?
     
    [R6] Why? 
     
      very bad half-half very good   Don't
    know
    [R7] Please judge the independence of the organizers in holding the civil referendum.    
     
      not relevant at all half-half very relevant   Don't
    know
    [R8] Please judge how relevant are the motions of the civil referendum to public interest.    
     
      very unclear half-half very clear   Don't
    know
    [R9] Please judge the clarity of the motions used in the civil referendum.    
     
      very insufficient half-half very sufficient   Don't
    know
    [R10] Please judge the sufficiency of the answer options used in the civil referendum.    
     
      complied with none half-half complied with all   Don't
    know
    [R11] Please judge whether the operation of the civil referendum has complied with the basic principles of democracy, like universality, equality, non-coercive, direct and anonymous participation.    
     
      very insufficient half-half very sufficient   Don't
    know
    [R12] Please judge the sufficiency of rules set by the organizers to determine the validity of the civil referendum.    
     
      very bad half-half very good   Don't
    know
    [R13] Please judge how much all civil liberties, especially the freedom of expression, gathering and association, have been respected during the operation of the civil referendum.    
     
      very insufficient half-half very sufficient   Don't
    know
    [R14] Please judge whether information you have received regarding the operation of the civil referendum was sufficient.    
     
      very insufficient half-half very sufficient   Don't
    know
    [R15] Please judge whether the amount of discussion on the motions used in the civil referendum was sufficient.    
     
      not at all half-half very much so   Don't
    know
    [R16] Please judge whether the government has tried to influence the result of the civil referendum using public resources.    
     
      very bad half-half very good   Don't
    know
    [R17] Please judge the transparency of the organizer of the civil referendum over financial matters of the activity.    
     
      very insufficient half-half very sufficient   Don't
    know
    [R18] Please judge whether the operation of the civil referendum has been sufficiently monitored by independent bodies.    
     
      very bad half-half very good   very good
    [R19] On the whole, how would you rate the credibility of the July 1 civil referendum?    
     
    [R20] Other opinions on civil referendums :
     

     
     
     Questions only for those who DID NOT participate in the civil referendum
     
     
    [U1] Why did you NOT participate in the civil referendum ? 
     
    [U2] Did you know there was a civil referendum before filling in this questionnaire?
     
    [U3] Do you know where the civil referendum was held ?
     
    [U4] If you were to vote on the motion "The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be elected by means of universal suffrage from 2007 onwards", how would you vote?
     
    [U5] Why? 
     
    [U6] If you were to vote on the motion "All members of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be elected by means of universal suffrage from 2008 onwards", how would you vote?
     
    [U7] Why? 
     
    [U8] Other opinions on civil referendums :
     

     
    Personal details
    Gender:
    Age:
    (Ask only those who are 18 years old or above)
    Are you a registered voter?
    Education level:
    Occupation:
    Religion:
    Which class does your family belong to?

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       Yes
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       No

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