HK LegCo election: Tough road ahead for non-pro-establishment candidates

Faced with the prospect of a LegCo that is likely to be made up of mainly pro-establishment voices, what is the way forward for Hong Kong?

Hong Kong Chief Executive delivering her annual policy address at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong on Oct 6, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS
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HONG KONG - On Dec 19, the seventh Hong Kong Legislative Council (LegCo) elections since the handover of Hong Kong will be held. However, the enthusiastic and extensive campaigning for votes by various political parties before is nowhere to be seen, unlike in previous elections.

On a recent Sunday (Nov 28), many candidates vying for seats in the Hong Kong Island East geographical constituency set up street booths to canvass voters.

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