Hundreds of Thousands Vote in Hong Kong Primaries

Hundreds of Thousands Vote in Hong Kong Primaries

HONG KONG—Hundreds of thousands of people voted in primaries held by the city’s pro-democracy camp over the weekend, reflecting steely support for the movement despite Beijing’s imposition of a national-security law that has curbed public expressions of dissent in recent weeks.

Pro-democracy parties held the primaries, which aren’t officially part of the city’s political process, to settle on candidates and avoid splitting the vote going into legislative elections this September. They hope to secure enough votes to wield more…

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