A man fills out his ballot before voting in a district election in Beijing in November 2006. Photo: AP

How hard is it for an ordinary Chinese citizen to get elected into the legislature?

Grass-roots democracy now more difficult, with independent candidates detained, microblogs deleted and supporters put under pressure

Topic |   China's Communist Party

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A man fills out his ballot before voting in a district election in Beijing in November 2006. Photo: AP
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