Hong Kong officials on Sunday turned to social media to urge residents to vote in next week’s Legco poll. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong officials on Sunday turned to social media to urge residents to vote in next week’s Legco poll. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong officials seek to drum up enthusiasm for Legislative Council poll, argue revamped process trumps ‘liberal political system’

  • Finance chief Paul Chan, health secretary Sophia Chan and others use their official blogs to present a united front on Sunday, calling for residents to vote on December 19
  • Social media posts also echo Beijing’s questioning of Western-style democratic systems, arguing they benefit only the rich to the detriment of ordinary residents

Topic |   Hong Kong Legislative Council election 2021
Hong Kong officials on Sunday turned to social media to urge residents to vote in next week’s Legco poll. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong officials on Sunday turned to social media to urge residents to vote in next week’s Legco poll. Photo: Felix Wong
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