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Macau: Legislative election turnout at historic low after opposition barred from running, gov’t blames weather and Covid

Macau has seen the number of blank and invalid votes shoot up amid a record-low voter turnout during its seventh legislative election, after 21 liberal and pro-democracy candidates were disqualified in July. Election officials attributed the poor turnout to the Covid-19 epidemic and the weather. Over 137,000 people — or 42 per cent of Macau’s […]