People queue outside a polling station to vote during Legislative Council elections in Tseung Kwan O, in 2012.
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

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Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Why China’s first modern elections were doomed from the start

As Legco elections get under way in Hong Kong, where low turnout is a perennial problem, we look at how China’s 1912 national-level elections were marred by bribery and vote rigging

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People queue outside a polling station to vote during Legislative Council elections in Tseung Kwan O, in 2012.
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