Sources say Hong Kong officials are raising the issue of the Legco polls date with mainland China’s top legislative body. Photo: XinhuaSources say Hong Kong officials are raising the issue of the Legco polls date with mainland China’s top legislative body. Photo: Xinhua
Sources say Hong Kong officials are raising the issue of the Legco polls date with mainland China’s top legislative body. Photo: Xinhua

Hong Kong elections: will Legislative Council polls be postponed by a year with legal backing from mainland China?

  • Proponents say with National People’s Congress Standing Committee weighing in, decision would be protected from legal challenges in city
  • September vote hangs in the balance with Covid-19 spectre over city, while any decision on polling date bears political risks in highly polarised landscape
Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
Sources say Hong Kong officials are raising the issue of the Legco polls date with mainland China’s top legislative body. Photo: XinhuaSources say Hong Kong officials are raising the issue of the Legco polls date with mainland China’s top legislative body. Photo: Xinhua
Sources say Hong Kong officials are raising the issue of the Legco polls date with mainland China’s top legislative body. Photo: Xinhua
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