Pro-democracy supporters celebrate huge gains in the district council elections. Photo: AP

Hong Kong elections: pro-democracy camp wins 17 out of 18 districts while city leader says she will reflect on the result

  • Tsunami of disaffection washes over city as pro-Beijing camp left reeling by record turnout and overwhelming defeat
  • Result set to give pan-democrats increase in seats on committee that chooses city’s chief executive
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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Pro-democracy supporters celebrate huge gains in the district council elections. Photo: AP
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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.

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei

Sum Lok-kei joined the Post in 2018. He is a reporter on the Hong Kong desk.