Pan-Democrats is holding primary elections today and tomorrow. Voters on Hong Kong Island were eager and there were long lines at many districts. Police officers took pictures outside polling stations at Tang Lung Street in Causeway Bay and North Point.
On the eve of the primary election, police went to the Hong Kong Public Opinion Reasearch Institute, which is responsible for the development of the polling system, with a court warrant to try to take their computers, claiming that the computer system was hacked, and that there was information about the police. Power for Democracy, organisers of the primary election, said that today’s primary election will be held as usual, at the same time, place and voting method. Benny Tai, associate professor at the Law Department of the University of Hong Kong, who coordinated the primary election, pointed out that the regime is intended to create a threatening effect. Hong Kong people must remain calm, and today they must vote to refute the lies.