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Hong Kong holds district council election

11-07-2011 07:42 BJT

HONG KONG, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong held its fourth district council election on Sunday, which will renew a total of 412 members in 18 district councils.

There are 452 polling stations across Hong Kong, opening from 7: 30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and welcoming registered electors to cast their ballots.

There were together 915 candidates this year, more than that of last term in 2007, said Raymond Tam, secretary for constitutional and mainland affairs of the city government, at a media session. He also pointed out that the average age of the candidates was one year younger compared with that in 2007.

The result of the election will probably be announced early Monday morning.


Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: Xinhua

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