Constitutional Affairs Secretary Stephen Lam warned at the beginning of the marathon council session that voting down
the proposal to double the size of the 800-member Election Committee responsible for choosing the chief executive ''will bring negative effects on the promotion of constitutional development in the future and on implementing universal suffrage.
EDS: UPDATING WITH RULING BLOC VOTING DOWN
NO-CONFIDENCE MOTION IN LEAD, 2ND GRAF)
Why doesn't this concern carry over into the voting booth where the reality is we're electing more and more anti-education legislators and voting down
most help for school systems?
Today, May 2002, you are given a chance to begin the reversal of this disastrous course of action by voting down
the use of embryonic stem-cells.
By voting down
the IMF funds, Feingold and Wellstone offered a vision of a progressive internationalism.
The workers walked out after voting down
a new contract 742 to 245 at their Flushing meeting hall.