On Sunday the 8th of May 2022, John Lee was elected as the new leader of Hong Kong, succeeding Carrie Lam. In an election without opposition, for Lee was the only candidate, this is naturally completely unsurprising. However, in the 2017 elections, Carrie Lam faced competition from John Tsang and Woo Kwok-hing. This leaves the questions of who John Lee is, what his intentions are for Hong Kong, and lastly: where was his competition?

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