Voters cast their ballots during the Election Committee subsector polls in December 2016. Photo: Sam Tsang
Voters cast their ballots during the Election Committee subsector polls in December 2016. Photo: Sam Tsang

Small, obscure but newly powerful: a closer look at community groups that will help decide make-up of Hong Kong’s Election Committee

  • The government has said the newly created grass-roots wing of the committee that chooses the city’s leader will represent the interests of the working class
  • But among the groups registered as voters are several that have barely made a ripple in wider society and count fewer than 200 followers on Facebook

Topic |   Hong Kong election committee
Voters cast their ballots during the Election Committee subsector polls in December 2016. Photo: Sam Tsang
Voters cast their ballots during the Election Committee subsector polls in December 2016. Photo: Sam Tsang
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