People queue up in Hong Kong’s Tai Po area on Sunday to vote in an opposition camp primary, as similar scenes unfolded across the city. Photo: Felix Wong
People queue up in Hong Kong’s Tai Po area on Sunday to vote in an opposition camp primary, as similar scenes unfolded across the city. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong elections: traditional opposition parties, localists face off as more than 610,000 residents cast primary ballots

  • Primary a ‘battle of different approaches,’ one candidate says, as some voters seek more confrontational approach, while others see room to negotiate
  • Turnout concerns prove unwarranted as queues of hundreds form at polling stations in some city neighbourhoods

People queue up in Hong Kong’s Tai Po area on Sunday to vote in an opposition camp primary, as similar scenes unfolded across the city. Photo: Felix Wong
People queue up in Hong Kong’s Tai Po area on Sunday to vote in an opposition camp primary, as similar scenes unfolded across the city. Photo: Felix Wong
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