There will be 21 new seats in play for the district council elections next year. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Election chiefs bring in 21 new Hong Kong district council seats, sparking gerrymandering concerns

Commission adds 21 new seats and changes boundaries of others, in tweaks which displease pro-democracy councillors

Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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There will be 21 new seats in play for the district council elections next year. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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Jeffie Lam

Jeffie Lam

Jeffie writes predominantly about Hong Kong politics, but is also interested in social welfare issues, such as the city's ageing population and elderly care. She joined the Post in 2013 after beginning her career as a political reporter in 2009. In 2016, she won the English features merit prize in the 20th Human Rights Press Awards.

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Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.

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Sum Lok-kei

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