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The latest update on the Hong Kong election outcome, as of 0400 GMT, confirmed Hong Kong democrats’ landslide victory after the pro-democracy parties took 390 of 452 district council seats, or nearly 90%, per the local broadcaster RTHK.

On Sunday, the Hong Kong residents turned out in record numbers to vote following six months of anti-government protests, in a clear show of democracy.

In response to the Hong Kong election outcome, leader Carrie Lam said that “the SAR government respects the results of this election”.

Lam added that she hopes that peace, security and order can continue.

“Government will listen to the views of the public with an open mind”, Lam noted.