Hong Kong conducted District Council elections on 24 November 2019. These local councils handle quality-of-life issues for their constituents, but the elections were seen as a referendum on the anti-Beijing protests that have rocked Hong Kong for several months. The election results strongly favored pro-democracy forces. Of the 452 seats contested, 388 were won by pro-democracy candidates and only 62 went to pro-establishment parties.
The clear message that most Hong Kong citizens supported w