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Beijing unanimously approved new election rules this morning that will allow an expanded election committee to return as many as 40 MPs to Hong Kong’s 90-seat parliament

Hong Kong electoral changes: key Beijing loyalists can take up seats on Election Committee aside from ones reserved for them

Beijing weakens influence of Hong Kong tycoons and strengthens power of mainland-linked outfits in city’s electoral shake-up with Election Committee revamped

So Beijing, using a secretive new national security committee it appoints, will now vet all Hong Kong politicians before they could run for legislative office. Its assessments are *explicitly* immune from legal challenges. This is a selection, not election, process.

A new resolution has called for more power to be given to the Election Committee that currently chooses Hong Kong's chief executive

1 of 5: Election Committee may pick Hong Kong legislators from both inside and outside its ranks, says pro-Beijing heavyweight

Representatives from Hong Kong society offer advice about improving electoral system, many propose to cancel district council's seats in election committee, entrust the committee with function of electing relatively large share of LegCo members

"For the 150+ years when it was under British colonial rule, there was no democracy to speak of in Hong Kong.” Zhang Xiaoming, a senior official for Hong Kong affairs in Beijing, discusses China’s move “improving the election committee” in the city

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"For the 150+ years when it was under British colonial rule, there was no democracy to speak of in Hong Kong.” Zhang Xiaoming, a senior official for Hong Kong affairs in Beijing, discusses China’s move “improving the election committee” in the city

BREAKING: China will revamp the Hong Kong Election Committee that picks the city's leader, and will give it a say in choosing Legislative Council candidates

China will revamp the Hong Kong Election Committee that picks the city's leader, and will give it a say in choosing Legislative Council candidates.

How Carrie Lam became Hong Kong's leader with 777 votes from its carefully constructed Election Committee@AFPgraphics 

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AFP graphic on how Carrie Lam became Hong Kong's Chief Executive with 777 votes from its carefully constructed Election Committee. Hong Kong's 3.8 million registered voters have no direct say over who will be chief executive

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‘A selection not an election’: Pro-Beijing committee picks loyalist to lead Hong Kong

"A selection, not an election": Pro-Beijing committee picks loyalist to lead Hong Kong

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