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Very low voter turnout in Hong Kong

Turnout in Hong Kong’s general election on Sunday fell dramatically compared to 2016. By 9:30 PM local time, an hour before polling stations closed, less than 30 percent of citizens had cast their ballots. Of the almost 4.5 million eligible voters, less than a third had decided to vote. In the 2016 parliamentary elections, the figure was still just under 60 percent.

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