Hong Kong Votes Down Beijing-Backed Election Plan

June 18, 2015 5:12 AM

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Hong Kong Votes Down Beijing-Backed Election Plan

Outcome deals setback to Beijing’s attempts to integrate Hong Kong with mainland China

HONG KONG—Hong Kong’s legislature rejected a Beijing-backed election-reform plan, ending a year of turmoil in the city and dealing a setback to the former British colony’s relationship with mainland China.

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