There will be no more Legco trips to the ballot box ahead of the general election despite lawmaker vacancies, the Electoral Affairs Commission is poised to confirm. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong by-elections for seats vacated in wake of candidate ban row ‘will not be held’ ahead of Legislative Council 2020 polls

  • Electoral Affairs Commission set to rule out by-elections for two Legislative Council seats, with full polls coming in September
  • Vacancies arose after court ruling against banning candidates over political views and the eventual winners declared ‘not duly elected’
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There will be no more Legco trips to the ballot box ahead of the general election despite lawmaker vacancies, the Electoral Affairs Commission is poised to confirm. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum

Alvin Lum is an award-winning political journalist specialising in Hong Kong politics and the city's justice system. Previously, he worked for the Hong Kong Economic Journal and Citizen News.