Guangdong people’s congress offers suggestions for the revision of China’s election law

From China Elections and Governance: “China is going to revise its Election Law due to new dynamics of the direct elections of people’s congress deputies at the county and township levels.  A revision draft was presented to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in August 2004.  Recently, the NPC has dispatched several working groups to var ious provinces to solicit local suggestions for the revision of the Election Law.  One group went to Guangzhou and held discussions with provincial election officials.  The following is a news report about Guangdong’s input to the revision draft.  These suggestions are significant in that they highlight many of the problems of direct local elections of people’s congress deputies.  These suggestions challenge the NPC to be more thorough and bolder in the revision of the Election Law. ”

The full article is here. Thanks to Dr. Yawei Liu for sending this information to CDN’s notice.  

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