SCMP Debate: What say will voters have in nominating 2017 chief executive candidates?

11 August 2014 | South China Morning Post

Every Hong Kong voter will get to cast a ballot in the 2017 chief executive election. But what say will they have in nominating candidates? For the second part of the Post’s debate series on electoral reform, we asked politicians, business leaders and academics for the best way to select candidates.

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Universal suffrage would ensure stronger mandate for chief executive, says business chamber

Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung | 6 May 2014 | SCMP

“We believe that with universal suffrage, at least our chief executive would be popularly elected, be recognised by the public and be more representative,” Adeline Wong Ching-man, CEO of the Chinese Manufacturers’ Association, told the South China Morning Post.

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