Sept. 15, 2013, midnight
Voters in Macau participated in Legislative Council elections on September 15, 2013. In the election, 33 new members of the Legislative Council were elected; 14 were elected through a party-list proportional representation system, 12 were elected indirectly by special interest groups, and the remaining 7 members were appointed by the chief executive. In the election, 20 parties contested the party-list seats, with 9 of the lists winning seats in the Legislative Council. The big winner of the election was the United Citizen Association of Macau / Associação dos Cidadãos Unidos de Macau 澳門民聯協進會 (ACUM), led by CHAN Meng Kam, which received 26,385 votes (18.02 percent), and became the first party list to win three seats in a Macanese election. ACUM is one of the political parties that falls under the pan-establishment camp in Macanese politics. Overall, parties belonging to this camp won 10 seats in the Legislative Council, while the pro-democracy parties won 4 seats. In the election, 151,881 Macanese (55.02 percent) cast their votes.