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

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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