With plans to allow Hongkongers on the mainland to vote in local elections, residents elsewhere are saying they should have the same option. Photo: Winson Wong With plans to allow Hongkongers on the mainland to vote in local elections, residents elsewhere are saying they should have the same option. Photo: Winson Wong
With plans to allow Hongkongers on the mainland to vote in local elections, residents elsewhere are saying they should have the same option. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong residents overseas ask: why can’t we vote from abroad like Americans do?

  • With an amendment in the works to allow Hongkongers on the mainland to vote in local polls, residents elsewhere in the world wonder, ‘why can’t we?’
  • Experts, however, see hurdles to such a plan, both politically and logistically

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
With plans to allow Hongkongers on the mainland to vote in local elections, residents elsewhere are saying they should have the same option. Photo: Winson Wong With plans to allow Hongkongers on the mainland to vote in local elections, residents elsewhere are saying they should have the same option. Photo: Winson Wong
With plans to allow Hongkongers on the mainland to vote in local elections, residents elsewhere are saying they should have the same option. Photo: Winson Wong
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