Labour Party candidate Lee Cheuk-yan at the Tiu Keng Leng polling station during the Legislative Council Kowloon West by-election. Photo: Sam Tsang

Failure to woo working-class voters and localists cost Hong Kong pro-democracy stalwart Lee Cheuk-yan by-election, poll data shows

  • Lee lost to pro-establishment rival Chan Hoi-yan, a former journalist and political assistant who took 106,457 votes, or 49.5 per cent
  • His age and Labour Party background could have counted against him, analyst says
Topic |   Legislative Council of Hong Kong

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Labour Party candidate Lee Cheuk-yan at the Tiu Keng Leng polling station during the Legislative Council Kowloon West by-election. Photo: Sam Tsang
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