Referendums

Pro-democracy candidate Jimmy Sham, center, campaigns in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Long lines snaked around plazas and extended for blocks as citizens of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory turned out in droves Sunday for an election seen as a test of public support for anti-government protests that have persisted for more than five months. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 24, 2019 - 10:15 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Voters in Hong Kong turned out in droves on Sunday in district council elections seen as a barometer of public support for pro-democracy protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese territory for more than five months. The Electoral Affairs Commission did not immediately...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson presents the Conservative Party's Manifesto for the General Election campaign, in Telford, England, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 24, 2019 - 9:28 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is using the launch of his Conservative Party platform to claim that his is the only party in next month’s election that will complete the Brexit process. “Unlike any other party standing in this election, we are going to get Brexit done,” he told...
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Supporters of pro China candidate Or Sin-yi Windy hold her promotional placards in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Long lines snaked around plazas and extended for blocks as citizens of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory turned out in droves Sunday for an election seen as a test of public support for anti-government protests that have persisted for more than five months. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 24, 2019 - 5:18 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Given a chance to vote, the people of Hong Kong were doing just that on Sunday. Long lines snaked around plazas and extended for blocks as citizens of the Chinese territory turned out in droves for an election seen as a test of public support for anti-government protests that have...
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People line up to vote outside of a polling place in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Long lines formed outside Hong Kong polling stations Sunday in elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 24, 2019 - 1:44 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Given a chance to vote, the people of Hong Kong did just that. Long lines snaked around plazas and extended for blocks as citizens of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory turned out in droves Sunday for an election seen as a test of public support for anti-government protests that...
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Riot police stand outside of a polling place in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Voting was underway Sunday in Hong Kong elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 23, 2019 - 9:03 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Long lines formed outside Hong Kong polling stations Sunday in elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month. The voting for 452 seats in the city’s 18 district councils has taken on symbolic importance in the semi-...
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Riot police stand outside of a polling place in Hong Kong, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. Voting was underway Sunday in Hong Kong elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 23, 2019 - 7:43 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Long lines formed outside Hong Kong polling stations Sunday in elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month. The voting for 452 seats in the city’s 18 district councils has taken on symbolic importance in the semi-...
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Alan Leong Kah Kit, right, head of the Civic Party, speaks during the party's candidates for the upcoming district councillor election outside a mall in Hong Kong Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Sunday's low-level polls have emerged as a pivotal bellwether on public support for increasingly violent protests, that had disrupted life in Asia's top financial hub for months. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 23, 2019 - 6:49 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Voting was underway Sunday in Hong Kong elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month. Long lines formed outside polling stations for 452 seats in the city’s 18 district councils. The councils are largely advisory and...
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Alan Leong Kah Kit, right, head of the Civic Party, speaks during the party's candidates for the upcoming district councillor election outside a mall in Hong Kong Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Sunday's low-level polls have emerged as a pivotal bellwether on public support for increasingly violent protests, that had disrupted life in Asia's top financial hub for months. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
November 23, 2019 - 6:41 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Voting is underway in Hong Kong elections that have become a barometer of public support for anti-government protests now in their sixth month. The polls opened Sunday morning for 452 seats in the city’s 18 district councils. The councils are largely advisory and have little power...
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Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn, speaks during a BBC Question Time live debate, in Sheffield, England, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. ( Jeff Overs/BBC via AP)
November 23, 2019 - 1:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is defending his decision to remain neutral in a possible future referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union. Corbyn said Saturday that he plans to be an “honest broker” in a Brexit referendum rather than urge voters to remain in the EU...
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Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn, speaks during a BBC Question Time live debate, in Sheffield, England, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. ( Jeff Overs/BBC via AP)
November 23, 2019 - 12:34 pm
LONDON (AP) — Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is defending his decision to remain neutral in a possible future referendum on Britain’s membership in the European Union. Corbyn said Saturday that he plans to be an “honest broker” in a Brexit referendum rather than urge voters to remain in the EU...
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