Joshua Wong announces his candidacy for November’s district council elections, in Tamar on September 28. Wong’s candidacy is likely to spur turnout in his poll, even if he is ultimately disqualified. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Mike Rowse
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Mike Rowse

Hong Kong’s protests have reshaped the city, and the November district council elections will show how much

  • Tolerance of violence and distrust of police are not normal for Hong Kong, yet that’s the city’s present situation. Barring sudden change – or cancellation – this suggests the next elections will see a stark shift towards the pan-dems

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Joshua Wong announces his candidacy for November’s district council elections, in Tamar on September 28. Wong’s candidacy is likely to spur turnout in his poll, even if he is ultimately disqualified. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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Illustration: Stephen Case
Christine Loh
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Christine Loh

Moderate Hongkongers tired of radical protesters must speak up through the district council elections

  • Sensible, moderate voices in Hong Kong can press for peace at the ballot box next month – by voting in politicians who promise to remake the city in a spirit of moderation and cooperation

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Illustration: Stephen Case
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