Pro-Beijing candidate Rebecca Chan wins Hong Kong legislative seat as democrats fail to regain veto power

Pro-Beijing candidate Rebecca Chan Hoi-yan has won the Kowloon West constituency’s Legislative Council by-election. She will occupy the seat until September 2020. Chan beat her main rival, pro-democracy candidate Lee Cheuk-yan, by more than 13,000 votes. Chan received 106,457 votes and Lee received 93,047. Around 216,000 people, or 44.4 per cent of eligible voters, cast their […]