Pan-democrat candidate Edward Yiu, who lost in the by-election on March 12 for the Kowloon West constituency Legislative Council seat, appears at the election results announcement event at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Yiu was criticised for his unusual campaigning strategy. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong pan-democrats’ by-election losses show the politics of anger is losing its lustre

Regina Ip says the pan-democrat camp’s poor showing at last Sunday’s by-election indicates that voters are more concerned with livelihood issues than political fantasies

Topic |   Legislative Council by-election 2018

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Pan-democrat candidate Edward Yiu, who lost in the by-election on March 12 for the Kowloon West constituency Legislative Council seat, appears at the election results announcement event at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. Yiu was criticised for his unusual campaigning strategy. Photo: Sam Tsang
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