An elderly Hongkonger arrives to vote in the district council elections on November 24. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Has Hong Kong changed for the worse? Elderly voters in district council elections might think so

Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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An elderly Hongkonger arrives to vote in the district council elections on November 24. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Sunday’s ballot was remarkable in every sense. It shows that the people do not only embrace democracy more than ever, but also are capable of putting rationality ahead of strife. Even though some queued for more than an hour to vote, all went smoothly. Photo: Reuters
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People have spoken at polls and Carrie Lam must now respond in order to end crisis

  • Landslide victory for pan-democratic parties in district council elections will have a sweeping impact on city gripped by social unrest, and sends a message to both the chief executive and Beijing

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Sunday’s ballot was remarkable in every sense. It shows that the people do not only embrace democracy more than ever, but also are capable of putting rationality ahead of strife. Even though some queued for more than an hour to vote, all went smoothly. Photo: Reuters
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