More than half a million Hong Kong residents have defied government warnings and a resurgence crown to vote in an unofficial primary and opposition signals to Beijing’s decision before a large law national security continued a strong turnout to require only two weeks. More than 610,000 inhabitants – more than 13% of registered voters representing – votes cast in two days to vote in September Legislative Council elections for the city for September 6. The turnout, as it was more than three in the contest for opposition candidates to narrow the time organizers expect feedback came despite government statements that the efforts arrangements could hurt the new law on security. The results were scheduled to be announced late Monday the candidate selected time to officially register when the window opens later this month. Those who are chosen must exceed the disqualification required challenging the pro-Beijing politicians with more moderate pro-democracy groups calling for competition on Sunday for their candidates radical followers “local content”. “Get the people in this opportunity to make their voices heard,” Alvin Yeung, a pro-democracy legislators, Bloomberg Television said on Monday. “We’re talking about 600,000 people. It is not a small number. And remember, these are not organized by the government is a choice. And ‘organized by civil society. And so this is amazing.” The opposition hopes that the dynamics of a decisive victory last November, the District Council elections Ride to ensure an unprecedented majority in the legislature. That would block the power agenda Chief Executive Carrie Lam – and theoretically force them rejecting their budget proposals to resign. However, new risks Safety Act has intensified that Beijing backed government disqualify pro-democratic candidates, who do not have enough to win seats. “Hong Kong people made only a miracle to tell the world that the Democratic candidates should the elections are coming,” said Au Hin Nok, one of the organizers. The vote on Saturday on the city’s 250 stations went relatively well, despite some scuffles, RTHK quoted Au granted. Continental Secretary for Constitutional Affairs and Erick Tsang suggested Thursday that participation can walk to the primary confuse the law. If convicted offenders guilty by the courts would be banned from seeking public office or for an indefinite period. Another top Hong Kong official last month supported the deletion of candidates, expressed opposition to the legislation, which has been criticized autonomy from China to undermine the city. Tsang said the planning and primary participation could read the articles of secession, subversion and agreements as well as its Elections (Corrupt and Illegal behavior) violating the rules. But Democrats rejected the government’s statements, and the turnout suggests that the illegal tips bodies – and a warning to the district council offices are not used as the primary polls – have failed. Organizer Benny Tai said last week that the primary was not an act of “secession” or “agreements” because they do not have an agenda, the splitting earth and was not Sourcing from outside funds. The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong found in a new survey that the majority of US companies in the city is working on the Law of the effects were concerned, “awful lot.” With the potential for arbitrary application, greater legitimacy ‘On Friday, the police from the Public Opinion Research Institute in Hong Kong searched and confiscated her computer, Au said Saturday. They had a warrant and taken to make no arrests, he said. The Institute is the democracy movement with the primaries to help a pollster widely quoted. The vote for the primaries was delayed because of an attack until noon on Saturday, organizers said. Police were seen of the stations election visit. A police spokesman said officers from the Cyber-Crime Bureau study conducted after complaints received from members of the public on leaked information. Hong Kong, a peak transferred to the local crown cases can be seen, social distancing restrictions introduced again, the effect was Saturday and some residents are to vote may put off. The city recorded 30 new cases of local Sunday virus. Pan-democrat organizers to strengthen media briefing last week, however, for the funds to cover the expenses of public support and appeal, but on Friday they had only half a month reaches crowdfunding goal of HK $3.5 million ( $450,000). The candidates – including activist Joshua Wong – stalls had built primary in their respective districts in a last attempt to secure votes before. The government has blocked nine candidates running for their support for the independence and self-determination Hong Kong since 2016, when it was initially politicians then unprecedented step for a ban because of their political ideas to Legco race. “To use fear usually Authority all the different points of view to suppress and exactly how we can tackle is the rule of fear through the things that we believe to be right,” said Tai. “More people come to vote, there will be a greater legitimacy of the whole process.” -With the help of Stanley James, Julia Fioretti, Venus Feng, Matthew G. Miller and Karen Leigh.
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