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Hong Kong’s electoral changes: the Communist Party is taking over

On March 30, Beijing announced major changes to the electoral system in Hong Kong. These changes are designed to align Hong Kong’s legislature and executive to produce an “executive-led government,” long the central government’s stated intention for the HKSAR.  According to the new policy, the Election Committee selects 40 Legislative Council (LegCo) members, and candidates […]