There is little consensus around the idea of using primaries to determine opposition candidates for September. Some fear splitting votes will see the pro-democracy camp lose out on seats. Photo: Reuters
There is little consensus around the idea of using primaries to determine opposition candidates for September. Some fear splitting votes will see the pro-democracy camp lose out on seats. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong pro-democracy camp split over holding internal ballots to maximise its chances in Legislative Council elections

  • Pan-democrats riding high, but failure to whittle down candidates for Legislative Council elections in September could cost them gains
  • Younger candidates in the ascendant on back of the anti-government protests are largely resistant to taking part in primary elections

There is little consensus around the idea of using primaries to determine opposition candidates for September. Some fear splitting votes will see the pro-democracy camp lose out on seats. Photo: Reuters
There is little consensus around the idea of using primaries to determine opposition candidates for September. Some fear splitting votes will see the pro-democracy camp lose out on seats. Photo: Reuters
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