The last leadership race in 2017 featured (from left) John Tsang, Carrie Lam and Woo Kwok-hing. Photo: Sam Tsang
The last leadership race in 2017 featured (from left) John Tsang, Carrie Lam and Woo Kwok-hing. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong chief executive election 2022: why this year’s leadership race is unusual

  • Observer says Beijing is biding its time on giving nod to favourites, as it does not want to fuel tensions in pro-establishment camp, while another notes lengthy campaigns not needed with narrowed political spectrum
  • Current leader Carrie Lam has remained coy on a second bid, while no officials have resigned as in previous races to signal a possible run for top job

Topic |   Hong Kong elections
The last leadership race in 2017 featured (from left) John Tsang, Carrie Lam and Woo Kwok-hing. Photo: Sam Tsang
The last leadership race in 2017 featured (from left) John Tsang, Carrie Lam and Woo Kwok-hing. Photo: Sam Tsang
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