In contrast with the last 6 months, there were no protests or demonstrations anywhere in the city as voters queued peacefully to choose candidates for the 452 district council seats. A turnout of over 71 per cent delivered victory for the democrats in over 90 per cent of seats, despite what was said to be a strong push by the pro-Beijing campaign. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said he government would ‘’listen to the opinions of members of the public humbly and seriously reflect’’.
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