Autonomous Chinese city records only 30% votes in the legislature polls – the lowest turnout in three decades.
China's electoral reform bill introduced in city legislature, a follow-up to the sweeping national security law imposed last year, setting in motion changes to give Beijing greater control by reducing number of directly elected representatives.
Amid fears of Chinese intervention in Hong Kong politics, several young pro-democracy leaders including 23-year old Demosisto party leader Nathan Law have been elected to the 70-seat Hong Kong Legislative Council.
According to preliminary results, pro-independence youth movement activists made gains in Hong Kong's legislative elections, which saw a record turnout.
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