Topic - Election Committee

The Election Committee is an 800-member electoral college in the politics of Hong Kong. It was established by Annex I of the Basic Law of Hong Kong. This article defines the method of electing the Chief Executive. It is renewed every five years when the sitting Chief Executive's term has expired. The body is then used to select the new Chief Executive. - Source: Wikipedia

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