Independent candidate Jason Poon Chuk-hung distributes leaflets to residents in Tai Koo Shing on Wednesday. Photo: May Tse
Independent candidate Jason Poon Chuk-hung distributes leaflets to residents in Tai Koo Shing on Wednesday. Photo: May Tse

Centrist candidates say cross-border campaigning ahead of Hong Kong Legco poll nearly impossible and new voting scheme only benefits rivals

  • As many as 110,000 Hongkongers living on mainland China could turn out to vote at polling stations set up at the border on December 19 under a new arrangement
  • But centrist candidates say they have almost no chance of reaching the voters, pointing to short advance notice of the scheme, pandemic restrictions and mainland censorship concerns

Topic |   Hong Kong Legislative Council election 2021
Independent candidate Jason Poon Chuk-hung distributes leaflets to residents in Tai Koo Shing on Wednesday. Photo: May Tse
Independent candidate Jason Poon Chuk-hung distributes leaflets to residents in Tai Koo Shing on Wednesday. Photo: May Tse
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