One in six candidates in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council race have no social media account or have let existing ones become inactive. Photo: Shutterstock
One in six candidates in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council race have no social media account or have let existing ones become inactive. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong elections: experts over populists? Why some candidates in Legislative Council race are not on social media

  • With only 20 directly elected seats in next Legco, candidates target specific groups of voters, while others who joined late say they simply have no time to form online strategies
  • Despite shake-up of Legco power structure, lawmakers must know pulse of Hongkongers, analysts say

Topic |   Hong Kong Legislative Council election 2021
One in six candidates in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council race have no social media account or have let existing ones become inactive. Photo: Shutterstock
One in six candidates in Hong Kong’s Legislative Council race have no social media account or have let existing ones become inactive. Photo: Shutterstock
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