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Hong Kong protest leaders to poll followers about officials' offer
Hong Kong protest leaders to poll followers about officials' offer

Hong Kong democracy protest leaders were organizing for an electronic vote Sunday to gauge protesters’ opinions about the government’s recent olive branch. But some supporters of the sit-ins warned the poll could backfire. After more than three weeks of sit-ins, student protest leaders and government representatives held a two-hour dialogue on Tuesday. During the talks, student leaders emphasized their demand for open nominations for the 2017 election of the territory's chief executive. Government officials, however, reiterated that they were standing behind an Aug. 31 decision by the standing committee of China’s National People’s Congress laying out the...

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