Vote counts in Sunday’s Election Committee poll are announced early Monday morning. An adviser to Beijing on Hong Kong affairs has accused ‘lazy’ candidates of undermining a recent political overhaul. Photo: Sam Tsang
Vote counts in Sunday’s Election Committee poll are announced early Monday morning. An adviser to Beijing on Hong Kong affairs has accused ‘lazy’ candidates of undermining a recent political overhaul. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong elections: ‘Patriots’ may have triumphed, but ‘lazy’ candidates shouldn’t take seats for granted, Beijing adviser says

  • Tian Feilong, a mainland Chinese academic, acknowledges Sunday’s Election Committee race was ‘not competitive enough’
  • In particular, winners who did not even bother to include their platforms in their nomination paperwork have ‘undermined the legitimacy of the revamped electoral system’, he adds

Topic |   Hong Kong election committee
Vote counts in Sunday’s Election Committee poll are announced early Monday morning. An adviser to Beijing on Hong Kong affairs has accused ‘lazy’ candidates of undermining a recent political overhaul. Photo: Sam Tsang
Vote counts in Sunday’s Election Committee poll are announced early Monday morning. An adviser to Beijing on Hong Kong affairs has accused ‘lazy’ candidates of undermining a recent political overhaul. Photo: Sam Tsang
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