What about the king? He kinda elects her. On Oct 2, 2014, at 10:34 AM, Ryan Carboni <ryacko@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: Not in the UK. No one elects the Queen. > On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 6:31 PM, doug <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > Dear Colleagues, > In the USA and the UK and every other western democracy, anyone in the world > can stand for the post of Chief Executive Officer of the country, without any > restriction or qualification, and, as long as they are elected by a majority > vote of the citizenry, they can take up the role. Unlike China and Hong Kong, > where the candidate has to be vetted and selected beforehand, would you > consider this proposition be true? > ATB Dougie.