Hong Kong electoral changes: debate rages about making it illegal to cast blank votes but city’s biggest opposition party says it’s too early to talk about such tactics

The question of making it illegal for voters to cast blank ballots to protest against Beijing’s drastic overhaul of Hong Kong’s electoral system has become the subject of escalating debate, but the city’ biggest opposition party said on Monday that it would first have to decide whether to run for elections before talking about such tactics.The Democratic Party also revealed that it would recommend its 86 district councillors take a new oath of office required by the government under Beijing’s…

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