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Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Camp Wins Big in Accountant Election

Hong Kong Demonstrators Gather for Mass March As Protest Momentum Faces Test
Photographer: Ivan Abreu/Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy supporters can chalk up another election victory.

In a vote for seats on the council of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, all six pro-democracy candidates running won against a mix of pro-government and independent opponents. The other seat up for grabs was filled by Roy Leung from accounting firm KPMG, according to the institute.