People queue up to vote in district council elections in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, on November 24, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong election takeaways: has pan-democrat domination made them kingmakers in race to succeed Carrie Lam as chief executive?

  • Pro-establishment bloc licks wounds as its rivals seek to capitalise in long term on district council takeover
  • Power struggle will see pro-democracy bloc try to wrest control from government to district councils, academic predicts
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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People queue up to vote in district council elections in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, on November 24, 2019. Photo: Winson Wong
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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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