The government in Beijing has stated through its media outlets that the coming elections are about maintaining stability and prosperity.
Looking around the world, some countries’ and regions’ universal suffrage systems are not in line with the actual situation on the ground, causing social chaos, economic hardship and difficulties too numerous to mention,” the paper said. HK Daily Times
While most of the elected assembly is pro-Beijing in this instance, there are enough against the proposition to veto the change if they decide to vote as a block.
If the proposal is passed by the assembly, there are 5 million people in HK who are eligible to vote.
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