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Hong Kong residents stranded in mainland China by coronavirus may be allowed to vote in local elections at special polling stations on city side of border

Hongkongers living in mainland China may be allowed to cast their votes in future local elections at special polling stations on the city side of border if the coronavirus pandemic continues to curb travel.Officials also told lawmakers the newly empowered Election Committee would run for a five-year term until 2026, but added beyond then its exact fate was unknown because the central government had ordered a “vacuum period” at that point, pending further instructions.The government on Saturday…

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