Newly appointed Hong Kong No 2 official John Lee. Photo: Nora Tam
Newly appointed Hong Kong No 2 official John Lee. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong elections: candidates deemed ‘unpatriotic’ will be told disqualification reasons, No 2 official says, vowing transparency

  • Chief Secretary John Lee also suggests unseated opposition district councillors can still try for future polls as eligibility reassessed on every application
  • Former security minister is also the newly appointed chairman of the powerful vetting committee that will ensure candidates are no threat to national security

Topic |   Hong Kong electoral changes
Newly appointed Hong Kong No 2 official John Lee. Photo: Nora Tam
Newly appointed Hong Kong No 2 official John Lee. Photo: Nora Tam
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