Victory for Democracy in Hong Kong Elections
How do you feel about the recent Hong Kong election results?
Protesters in Hong Kong scored a massive victory on Sunday, November 24th, with the election of pro-democracy candidate Angus Wong in district council elections. Angered by their mistreatment at the hands of the Chinese government, almost 300 million voters stepped out to voice their opinion. The results are stunning:
- The people of Hong Kong showed up in record numbers—about seven of every ten eligible voters—to cast their ballots.
- Not only did Angus Wong become a district councilman, but pro-democracy candidates won 389 out of 452 elected seats of Hong Kong’s governing body, rocketing up from only 124 seats in previous years.
- As a result, the number of seats held by allies of China’s government has plummeted from a dominating 300 to a measly 58.
This is certainly a step in the right direction for the people of Hong Kong. Can they keep it up?
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