The Hong Kong government will deploy 3,000 police officers to ensure the election of the Election Committee

2021-09-15: [Original Article Link].

The first election of the election committee after the revision of the electoral system in Hong Kong will vote on next Sunday (19). The government will deploy nearly 3000 police force on the same day to deploy according to the actual situation and operational needs, prevent all emergencies that may affect the election. According to Ming Pao, the Hong Kong government will set up five polling stations, and the counting of votes will be held at the Convention and Exhibition Center. There are 4800 voters who can vote. The Election Committee has 1500 seats to elect the Chief Executive of Hong Kong and some members of the Legislative Council. Since some members are ex officio, some seats are nominated, and most of the constituencies available for election have been automatically elected, and only 364 seats in the 13 subsectors are contested, A total of 412 candidates contested, the 13 sectors of the joint venture elected about 4800 people. The Registration and Electoral Office has sent a voting notice card to voters in competing sectors informing them which polling station they should go to to vote on polling day. The election committee voted for 9 hours from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. In an interview with Bauhinia magazine, the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, Mr Tsang Kwong-Wei, said that the counting of votes was carried out at the central counting station of the Convention and Exhibition, and the contractor was entrusted with the contractor to update and upgrade a system for verifying and automatically counting the ballots, automatic counting of tickets using an optical mark reading system. If there is no need to recount the votes, the Returning Officer will officially announce the election results in the press center.

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