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Hong Kong election pledge of ‘no change’ among candidate introductions, only 4 of 153 mention democracy

The legislative race on December 19 will be the city’s first general election after Beijing ordered sweeping electoral changes to ensure only “patriots” hold power. Under the overhaul, the general public will only elect 20 out of the 90 seats in the legislature. See also: Explainer: Hong Kong’s first legislative election since Beijing’s ‘patriots-only’ overhaul […]