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First 'patriots only' election process begins in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong, Sep 19 (EFE/EPA).- Fewer than 5,000 Hongkongers were eligible to vote Sunday to select a powerful committee that will choose a new head of the government in the Special Administrative Region of China.The eligible voter are political elites from pro-Beijing groups and their number is a little over half a percent of the 7.5 million population of Hong Kong.The voters voted for 364 candidates of the 1,500-strong panel that selects the city chief executive and part of its legislature. (Camera: JEROME FAVRE). SHOT LIST: HONG KONG CHIEF EXECUTIVE CARRIE LAM MEETS REPORTERS AFTER VISITING THE POLLING STATION AT THE CONVENTION CENTRE DURING THE 2021 ELECTION COMMITTEE SUBSECTOR ORDINARY ELECTIONS IN HONG KONG; AND CITIZENS OF HONG KONG HEAD TO A POLLING STATION TO CAST THEIR VOTE, IN HONG KONG.

Added on the 19/09/2021 14:00:00 - Copyright : EFE Inglés

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