Riot police on guard in Causeway on National Day last year. A sizeable force will be deployed this Sunday for the Election Committee polls. Photo: Sam Tsang Riot police on guard in Causeway on National Day last year. A sizeable force will be deployed this Sunday for the Election Committee polls. Photo: Sam Tsang
Riot police on guard in Causeway on National Day last year. A sizeable force will be deployed this Sunday for the Election Committee polls. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong elections: police ‘to deploy 4,000 officers’ to ensure smooth polls on Sunday, even with only 4,900 voters expected to cast ballot

  • Insider says authorities committed to ensuring Election Committee race, the first polls to commence under Beijing’s overhaul, will not be marred by an incident
  • Extra manpower will mostly comprise officers from anti-riot squad set up at height of 2019 social unrest

Topic |   Hong Kong election committee
Riot police on guard in Causeway on National Day last year. A sizeable force will be deployed this Sunday for the Election Committee polls. Photo: Sam Tsang Riot police on guard in Causeway on National Day last year. A sizeable force will be deployed this Sunday for the Election Committee polls. Photo: Sam Tsang
Riot police on guard in Causeway on National Day last year. A sizeable force will be deployed this Sunday for the Election Committee polls. Photo: Sam Tsang
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