A scandal surrounding elections to the National People's Congress has shaken the nation’s legal foundations. Photo: Simon Song
A scandal surrounding elections to the National People's Congress has shaken the nation’s legal foundations. Photo: Simon Song

Status, power, connections ... what’s behind the unprecedented voting fraud in electing China’s most powerful organ?

Although national legislators have little real influence on state policies, they can use the positions to promote their own interests

A scandal surrounding elections to the National People's Congress has shaken the nation’s legal foundations. Photo: Simon Song
A scandal surrounding elections to the National People's Congress has shaken the nation’s legal foundations. Photo: Simon Song
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