Hong Kong democrats cheer landslide victory in local elections

Hong Kong democrats cheer landslide victory in local elections

Malaysiakini - News·2019-11-25 15:10

Hong Kong’s democrats romped to a landslide and symbolic majority in district council elections after residents turned out in record numbers on Sunday to vote following six months of anti-government protests in the embattled city.

In a rare weekend lull in the unrest that has roiled the financial hub, democratic candidates across the city of 7.4 million secured more than half of the 452 district council seats for the first time, against a strongly resourced and mobilized pro-establishment opposition.

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