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Foundation of Democracy
China's elections of new people's congresses will produce more than 2,000 county-level and 30,000 township-level people's congresses with more than 2 million deputies, which is bound to have a huge impact on the political landscape in China
Grassroots Elections in Full Swing

Elections have begun in China's 26 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, and are expected to be completed by the end of next year. Of Beijing's 9.37 million registered voters, 9.1 million have cast their ballots, representing a turnout of 97 percent

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An Equal Chance
The latest amendment to the Electoral Law ensures equal representation among rural and urban areas, regions and ethnic groups
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Evolution of the Electoral Law
- 1953 The People's Republic of China promulgated its first Electoral Law

- 1979 The Electoral Law was completely revised

- 2010 The Electoral Law was revised again, granting an equal representation ratio for rural and urban residents  
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