Carrie Lam has become Hong Kong's first female chief executive. The 1,194-member Election Committee voted for the city’s new leader at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on Sunday.
(Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang)
An emotional John Tsang held back tears as he faced supporters after losing the chief executive election to Carrie Lam. Meanwhile, Lam vowed to defend Hong Kong’s "core values". (Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang)
A three-cornered contest with four outcomes: these are the possible scenarios for Hong Kong's chief executive election.
From highly charged debates to public transport misadventures, SCMP looks back at some of the crucial moments that reveal the personalities of the three chief executive candidates.