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nnnnn it's looking set to be a long stormy summer in hong kong politics less than a year after thousands took to the streets the legislature here is due to vote on a blueprint for electoral reform before it breaks out for vacation in july i'm writers correspondent tara joseph outside the legislative council in hong kong where inside about a third of the seats are held by pro democracy parties none they are vowing to vote against a government plan for electoral reform they say it amounts to no more than the status quo a beijing hand picking the city's leader pro beijing groups are calling hong kong's latest blueprint universal suffrage which , characteristics they're actively promoting a plan to let only to , he leadership race , but they've met with fierce resistance by protesters , the next big test of the public's view is likely to be felt on june for the anniversary of the tiananmen square uprising but professor michael de gaulle you're a longtime pollster of hong kong sentiment says youth fervor is waning i think a lot of a lot of %HESITATION on a kids in hong kong or thinking about , other than hong kong , and and i know some i know some adults have been here for a long time who are now talking about , you know leaving hong kong , uh because , they they they no longer confident about its future and in terms of not just its political development , uh but also its economic relations , back at the legislature a small protest camp lines the street along with a few offerings to the umbrella movement even though beijing has the upper hand in our hong kong's elections will eventually pan out this summer will likely show whether hong kong citizens have the resolve to push for their own say in local politics