Editorial:Violence in elections is unacceptable

【明報專訊】THE District Council elections are approaching. Junius Ho, a Legislative Councillor, was attacked when canvassing at his roadside booth. He sustained a knife injury in the left side of the chest. The incident has renewed concern over violence in elections and whether the District Council elections can be held smoothly. Hong Kong is a society underpinned by the rule of law. Any kind of violence in elections is unacceptable regardless of political stance or background.