Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws

Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws

9/19/2021 7:48:00 AM

Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws

Select Hong Kong residents are voting for members of the Election Committee that choose the city’s leaders

In May, the legislature amended Hong Kong’s electoral laws to ensure that only “patriots” – people who are loyal to China and the semi-autonomous territory – will rule the city. The committee also was expanded to 1,500 members, from 1,200, and the number of direct voters for committee seats was reduced from about 246,000 to less than 8,000.

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The restructured electoral process ensures a vast majority of the Elections Committee will be largely pro-Beijing candidates, who are likely to choose a chief executive and nearly half of lawmakers who are aligned with the rulingSunday's vote was taking place at five polling stations heavily surrounded by police. Local newspaper South China Morning Post previously reported 6,000 police officers would be deployed to guard the polls, outnumbering the number of voters.

Results are expected Sunday night.Four activists from pro-democracy political party League of Social Democrats staged a small protest near the polling station in the Wan Chai neighborhood. They laid out banners criticizing the “small circle election” as having a pretense of representing public opinion. headtopics.com

The four were stopped and searched by the police. Read more: The Independent »

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Fake election🥱😴 The CE will be 'elected' by a committee 'elected' by fewer than 5000 carefully selected voters. It's the tyranny-style democracy, which echoes the tyranny-style freedom and human rights granted to HKers. StandWithHongKong FreeJimmyLai FreeJoshuaWong FreeAgnesChow Save47 0.1 % HongKongers are eligible to vote. It's just a PR show.

It just dictatorship electron, is not public wills, no democracy No real election in Hong Kong anymore. iloveHK3333 A better heading: Pro-Beijing voters perform circle jerk in public. CCP has in effect abolished elections in HongKong. All candidates r subject to vetting, those elected can be arbitrarily disqualified, elections can be called off n postponed indefinitely at CCP's discretion ...How can u call this farce election? StandWithHongKong

PPPonGo The voice of the people will not be heard No more Freedom and Democracy in HongKong now. HK is totally off and become the NewBerlin under the NationalSecurityLaw. OneCountryTwoSystemIsDead. HongKongers, even non-HKer not in HK is suffering in that law. StandWithHongKong FreeHongKong

Hong Kong people will not concern about the fake election stuff in the small circle. RT : Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws

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