If the elections are postponed, they must be held no later than 14 days after the original polling day on September 6. Photo: May TseIf the elections are postponed, they must be held no later than 14 days after the original polling day on September 6. Photo: May Tse
If the elections are postponed, they must be held no later than 14 days after the original polling day on September 6. Photo: May Tse

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Hong Kong third wave: will Legislative Council elections be postponed as Covid-19 cases spike? And who makes the call?

  • Hongkongers are set to go to the polls on September 6, but some have called for a postponement, with no end in sight to the coronavirus pandemic
  • Elections can be put on hold if they are likely to be obstructed, disrupted or seriously affected under three types of occurrences

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
If the elections are postponed, they must be held no later than 14 days after the original polling day on September 6. Photo: May TseIf the elections are postponed, they must be held no later than 14 days after the original polling day on September 6. Photo: May Tse
If the elections are postponed, they must be held no later than 14 days after the original polling day on September 6. Photo: May Tse
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