Archive for the ‘My First Vote’ Category

My First Vote – Lee Shing-chun

My First Vote – Lee Shing-chun

Lee Shing-chun, 20, says the current splits in society are worrying. Lee says that when people respect one another, the existence of many different voices demonstrate diversity. But when people start insulting those who hold different views, diversity is twisted into increasing polarisation. He hopes society can remain rational while discussing various issues. “A hundred people […]

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My First Vote – Vanessa Tse

My First Vote – Vanessa Tse

27-year-old Vanessa Tse, a teacher living in Tseung Kwan O, is going to cast her first vote at the Legislative Council Election on Sunday. Her key concern is the quality of life in Hong Kong. The city, she says, is about as habitable as Mars. She has trouble deciding who to vote for in the […]

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My First Vote – Peter Lam

My First Vote – Peter Lam

The disqualification of six candidates for their pro-independence stance has been criticized by both the pan-democrat and localist camps. Peter Lam, a 23 year-old student says it has strengthened his resolve to vote for a localist candidate in Sunday’s election. “I was disappointed by Hong Kong’s electoral system after some candidates were disqualified from the […]

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My First Vote – Wong Kai-hin

My First Vote – Wong Kai-hin

The second first-time voter in the Legislative Council elections in our #My1stVote series is 20 year-old Wong Kai-hin. Wong says he intends to vote for a centrist candidate and he disapproves of those who throw things in the Legislative Council chamber. “I would only choose according to [a candidate’s] party. I’d only choose a centrist, […]

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My First Vote – Alison Li

My First Vote – Alison Li

Varsity asks first-time voters in the Legislative Council election to share their thoughts about the upcoming polls As the countdown continues, we talk to young voters about the issues that matter to them and how they will decide on who to vote for. The first in our #My1stVote series is 21 year-old student Alison Li. […]

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