Voters in Macao are electing the seventh Legislative Assembly on September 12. Polls opened at 9 a.m. local time and will last 12 hours. Li Huan, an associate researcher at the Institute of Hong Kong and Macao Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, shares more insight. For the election, "Patriots governing Macao" guides the legislative election. Authorities also issue plans for building the Guangdong-Macao in-depth cooperation zone to boost development.