The three chief executive candidates (from left) Woo Kwok-hing, Carrie Lam and John Tsang. Photo: Felix Wong The three chief executive candidates (from left) Woo Kwok-hing, Carrie Lam and John Tsang. Photo: Felix Wong
The three chief executive candidates (from left) Woo Kwok-hing, Carrie Lam and John Tsang. Photo: Felix Wong

Surge in support for Carrie Lam as next Hong Kong leader among ‘pro-establishment’ residents

Former chief secretary gains 14 percentage points after Regina Ip quits race, but arch-rival John Tsang consolidates lead among young, better educated and more radical

Topic |   Chief executive election 2017
The three chief executive candidates (from left) Woo Kwok-hing, Carrie Lam and John Tsang. Photo: Felix Wong The three chief executive candidates (from left) Woo Kwok-hing, Carrie Lam and John Tsang. Photo: Felix Wong
The three chief executive candidates (from left) Woo Kwok-hing, Carrie Lam and John Tsang. Photo: Felix Wong
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