The flags of Hong Kong and China fly outside the Legislative Council building in Admiralty, on March 30. Photo: Winson Wong The flags of Hong Kong and China fly outside the Legislative Council building in Admiralty, on March 30. Photo: Winson Wong
The flags of Hong Kong and China fly outside the Legislative Council building in Admiralty, on March 30. Photo: Winson Wong
Regina Ip
Opinion

Opinion

Regina Ip

How will Hong Kong’s electoral system reform play out?

  • With so much power concentrated in the hands of a small number of gatekeepers, will there be meaningful competition in the chief executive election?
  • Even if pro-democracy candidates are able to overcome the tough entry hurdles, will any be willing to take part in the new-style legislative elections?

The flags of Hong Kong and China fly outside the Legislative Council building in Admiralty, on March 30. Photo: Winson Wong The flags of Hong Kong and China fly outside the Legislative Council building in Admiralty, on March 30. Photo: Winson Wong
The flags of Hong Kong and China fly outside the Legislative Council building in Admiralty, on March 30. Photo: Winson Wong
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Regina Ip

Regina Ip

Regina Ip served as Hong Kong's secretary for security from 1998 to 2003. After three years’ studies in the US, she returned to Hong Kong with a view to improving Hong Kong’s governance. She is now chairperson of New People’s Party and a legislator elected on Hong Kong Island.