Lawmakers are going through hundreds of pages of draft legislation for Beijing’s overhaul of the Hong Kong electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong Lawmakers are going through hundreds of pages of draft legislation for Beijing’s overhaul of the Hong Kong electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong
Lawmakers are going through hundreds of pages of draft legislation for Beijing’s overhaul of the Hong Kong electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong

New Hong Kong elections rule allows postponement of contests in specific Legislative Council constituencies

  • Candidate’s death or disqualification during race for a directly elected seat will trigger delay in that constituency’s contest, lawmakers told
  • Amendment outlined as part of Hong Kong government’s implementation of Beijing’s major overhaul of local electoral system

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
Lawmakers are going through hundreds of pages of draft legislation for Beijing’s overhaul of the Hong Kong electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong Lawmakers are going through hundreds of pages of draft legislation for Beijing’s overhaul of the Hong Kong electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong
Lawmakers are going through hundreds of pages of draft legislation for Beijing’s overhaul of the Hong Kong electoral system. Photo: Winson Wong
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