Voter turnout under spotlight as Hong Kong heads to Sunday polls

People walking past government banners in Hong Kong ahead of the city's Dec 19 Legislative Council election on Dec 16, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
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With the clock ticking down to Hong Kong's first parliamentary elections on Sunday (Dec 19) where only patriots can run, the government has been going all out to drum up interest amid talk of voter apathy and to ensure that voting and ballot counting proceed smoothly.

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