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Candidates urge citizens to vote amid low turnout at New Territories East by-election

Candidates have made various calls on social media asking voters to come forward and cast their ballot amid a low turnout rate for Sunday’s Legislative Council by-election. There are around 950,000 registered voters in the New Territories East geographical constituency. As of 3:30pm on Sunday, the turnout rate was at 22.6 percent, with a total of 212,495 electors having cast their ballot. […]