The district council elections will be the first polls since anti-government protests erupted in Hong Kong in June. Photo: EPA

Why Hong Kong district council elections are important and how ongoing protests may affect vote

  • This will be the first time people go to the polls since mass protests erupted in the city in June
  • Councillors serve as a line of communication between citizens and the government, handling community-level affairs across the city’s 18 districts
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The district council elections will be the first polls since anti-government protests erupted in Hong Kong in June. Photo: EPA
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