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Banned localist LegCo candidate submits election petition in hope of triggering election re-run

“A by-election is entirely possible if we could win the petition,” banned localist candidate Edward Leung Tin-kei said after submitting a petition to the High Court on Friday. Leung, member of the Hong Kong Indigenous party, was barred from running in the Legislative Council election in September because the returning officer deemed his support of Hong Kong independence to have violated […]