Path of Democracy candidate for the Kowloon East geographical constituency Jeffrey Chan campaigns in Lam Tin. Photo: Edmond So
Path of Democracy candidate for the Kowloon East geographical constituency Jeffrey Chan campaigns in Lam Tin. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong elections: middle of the road, or middle of nowhere? A look at moderate hopefuls in the Legco poll, and if the centrist flame still burns

  • With the mainstream opposition bloc out of the picture, candidates in niche group say they champion an independent voice, but voter support is far from clear
  • Critics point out shrinking space for middle ground in city politics, especially after 2019 social unrest and imposition of national security law

Path of Democracy candidate for the Kowloon East geographical constituency Jeffrey Chan campaigns in Lam Tin. Photo: Edmond So
Path of Democracy candidate for the Kowloon East geographical constituency Jeffrey Chan campaigns in Lam Tin. Photo: Edmond So
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