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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As it happened: pro-Beijing camp licks wounds after hammering in Hong Kong district council elections

  • Huge surge of support for pro-democracy camp, which has already taken more seats than it had before
  • Shock defeats for Junius Ho, Michael Tien and Holden Chow, while Starry Lee holds on against ‘Long Hair’
Supporters of pro-democracy candidate Angus Wong celebrate his victory. Photo: AP
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections