Defeated centrist candidate Jason Poon has warned of what could happen without checks on the pro-establishment camp in the new Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
Defeated centrist candidate Jason Poon has warned of what could happen without checks on the pro-establishment camp in the new Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong Legislative Council election: defeated centrists, moderates blame low turnout, warn pro-establishment camp can now ‘do anything’

  • With mainstream opposition parties shunning the poll, centrist candidates hoped they could offer voters an alternative to the establishment
  • But the near-total rout of non-establishment candidates leaves the new Legco firmly in the grip of pro-Beijing lawmakers

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Defeated centrist candidate Jason Poon has warned of what could happen without checks on the pro-establishment camp in the new Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
Defeated centrist candidate Jason Poon has warned of what could happen without checks on the pro-establishment camp in the new Legislative Council. Photo: Nora Tam
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