FA poll: HK chief exec

FA poll: The CY Leung effect

We asked readers in our most recent web poll to predict what effect CY Leung’s term as chief executive would have on Hong Kong.
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CY Leung campaigning in Hong Kong during the campaign
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<div style="text-align: left;"> CY Leung campaigning in Hong Kong during the campaign </div>

The race to become Hong Kong’s next chief executive broke with tradition this year. It was loud, heated and unpredictable a far cry from the rubber-stamping exercise that many old hands had expected.

Henry Tang, who seemed a certainty at the outset, lost in the end after a bitter contest to the reserve candidate, CY Leung, who is now busy measuring the chi at Government House. We also wanted to divine the future, so we asked our readers what effect Leung’s election would have on Hong Kong.

The poll results were split fairly evenly, but the leading prediction was that his tenure would have no effect on...

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