How it all went wrong in counting votes for key Hong Kong Election Committee poll

Published Sep 20 2021 at 4:30 PM GMT
  • From document delivery and cross-checking of ballots to paper jams in vote-counting machines – whatever could go wrong in Hong Kong’s first poll under the Beijing-decreed electoral overhaul went wrong, leading to a 14-hour wait for the results.
  • It took nine hours for electoral authorities overseeing the poll for the powerful Election Committee to announce the results for the first of 13 subsectors, one that involved just 55 votes.
  • Another five hours lapsed before counting of all 4,380 ballot….



  • Published Sep 20, 2021 4:30 PM GMT