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Hong Kong poll numbers show pro-establishment bloc’s public housing edge

More than half of Hong Kong’s 35 busiest polling stations in last Sunday’s Legislative Council election serviced voters from public housing estates, the Post has found, showcasing the pro-establishment bloc’s effectiveness in wooing low-income residents.The polling station located at the clubhouse of Shun Lee Disciplined Services Quarters in Kwun Tong …

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Boycott calls, ‘foreign forces’ may lower Hong Kong election turnout: official

Calls for a boycott of Sunday’s Legislative Council election and interference by “foreign forces” may contribute to a potential low voter turnout, Hong Kong’s constitutional affairs chief has said a day before residents head to the polls.Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Erick Tsang Kwok-wai’s Saturday warning that outsiders were …

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Hong Kong officials seek to drum up enthusiasm for Legislative Council poll

With the Legislative Council election just a week away, Hong Kong officials on Sunday attempted to drum up enthusiasm for a poll devoid of mainstream opposition candidates, with the financial chief insisting Beijing’s overhaul of the process would help solve the city’s deep-seated problems.Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po also argued …

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