Hong Kong holds first elections under new “patriots only” law imposed by Beijing

By Axios

Hong Kong's elections to choose the city's Election Committee members opened to a select group of voters on Sunday, under a new “patriots only” system imposed by China's government.Why it matters: All candidates running to be members of the electoral college have been “vetted” by Beijing, per Reuters. They will go on to choose the Asian financial hub's next leader, approved by China's government, and some of its legislature.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for fr

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