Concerns over their opposition to the city’s new national security law was one key reason offered for the decision to bar 12 opposition camp members from taking part in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council elections. Photo: Nora Tam

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Hong Kong elections: what does it mean to be disqualified, who decides, and how have hopefuls been barred in the past?

  • National security law objections and plans to leverage a first-ever Legco majority among reasons cited by officials who made the call
  • The Post looks at what is at stake in 2020 and the city’s recent history of disqualifications
Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
Concerns over their opposition to the city’s new national security law was one key reason offered for the decision to bar 12 opposition camp members from taking part in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council elections. Photo: Nora Tam
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