Edward Leung Tin-kei of Hong Kong Indigenous waves to the crowd as the result is announced. Photo: Dickson Lee Edward Leung Tin-kei of Hong Kong Indigenous waves to the crowd as the result is announced. Photo: Dickson Lee
Edward Leung Tin-kei of Hong Kong Indigenous waves to the crowd as the result is announced. Photo: Dickson Lee

Despite facing a rioting charge, localist Edward Leung garnered 16 per cent of Legco by-election votes. Who voted for him ... and why?

Radical localist Edward Leung won 15.4 per cent of the vote, enough for some analysts to declare the emergence of a new force in the political landscape

Topic |   New Territories East By-Election
Edward Leung Tin-kei of Hong Kong Indigenous waves to the crowd as the result is announced. Photo: Dickson Lee Edward Leung Tin-kei of Hong Kong Indigenous waves to the crowd as the result is announced. Photo: Dickson Lee
Edward Leung Tin-kei of Hong Kong Indigenous waves to the crowd as the result is announced. Photo: Dickson Lee
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