On elections of the head of administration of Hong Kong won propinsi candidate Carrie Lam
Hong KONG /XIANGGANG/, March 26. /Offset. TASS Alexander Zyuzin/. The new head of administration of Hong Kong for a five year term becomes a 59-year-old Carrie Lam, whose candidacy was supported by Beijing.
As reported RTHK broadcasting Corporation, she scored more than 600 votes of the members of the electoral College needed to win in the first round.
Vote counting is currently ongoing. The final results will be announced later.
The electoral College consists of 1194 representative financial, industrial, scientific, and religious circles, public, prominent businessmen and political figures.
Carrie Lam, a former chief Minister, the person “number two” in the local administration (he held this post from 2012 to mid-January of 2017), was considered the undisputed favorite in the presidential race.