A political campaigner holds up a sign to arriving voters during the district council elections in North Point in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: AFP

Hong Kong elections: crushed pro-establishment camp counts cost of defeat as it vows to review how it gauges public mood and its relationship with government

  • Among its most pressing concerns is finding work for unseated councillors and their staff
  • One core member says defeat was expected, blaming it on anti-government protests caused by deep-rooted tensions between Hong Kong and mainland China
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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A political campaigner holds up a sign to arriving voters during the district council elections in North Point in Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: AFP
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Pan-democratic winners gather outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hung Hom on November 25. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong elections: pan-democratic camp pledges to focus on residents’ needs, while keeping up pressure on government after district council wins

  • Pan-democratic camp raring to use their majority to put pressure on government
  • Newly elected councillors hope to help protest movement with jobs, aid for activists
Topic |   Hong Kong district council elections

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Pan-democratic winners gather outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hung Hom on November 25. Photo: Reuters
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