There were reports the pan-democrats had wanted Alan Leong Kah-kit (left) of the Civic Party or Democrat Sin Chung-kai (right) to be the deputy chairman. Photos: K.Y. Cheng, Sam Tsang
There were reports the pan-democrats had wanted Alan Leong Kah-kit (left) of the Civic Party or Democrat Sin Chung-kai (right) to be the deputy chairman. Photos: K.Y. Cheng, Sam Tsang
There were reports the pan-democrats had wanted Alan Leong Kah-kit (left) of the Civic Party or Democrat Sin Chung-kai (right) to be the deputy chairman. Photos: K.Y. Cheng, Sam Tsang

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There were reports the pan-democrats had wanted Alan Leong Kah-kit (left) of the Civic Party or Democrat Sin Chung-kai (right) to be the deputy chairman. Photos: K.Y. Cheng, Sam Tsang
There were reports the pan-democrats had wanted Alan Leong Kah-kit (left) of the Civic Party or Democrat Sin Chung-kai (right) to be the deputy chairman. Photos: K.Y. Cheng, Sam Tsang
There were reports the pan-democrats had wanted Alan Leong Kah-kit (left) of the Civic Party or Democrat Sin Chung-kai (right) to be the deputy chairman. Photos: K.Y. Cheng, Sam Tsang
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