Over half a million vote in Hong Kong democrats’ primaries, say organisers, despite security law threats and Covid-19 spike

Over half a million Hongkongers have cast their ballot so far during the weekend’s primary election, according to co-organisers Power for Democracy. Citizens ignored government threats over the new security law and formed long queues to vote across the city, in spite of temperatures exceeding 33c and a recent spike in Covid-19 cases
500,002 people had voted by 6:30pm on Sunday, with polls set to close at 9pm. Results will be announced on Monday or Tuesday.

Source: Over half a million vote in Hong Kong democrats’ primaries, say organisers, despite security law threats and Covid-19 spike | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

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