With primary day underway, Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd pays a visit to the ward 7 polling place in Concord to speak with voters.
There are no official candidates – not even a declared race – but a political campaign is now underway in China.
A secret process to change the country’s top leaders will begin later this year and there is intense interest in some of the front-runners, who are currently meeting at the country’s annual parliamentary session in Beijing. The BBC’s Michael Bristow reports.
Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson are hitting the road to cover the elections. Our Tumblr brings you behind the scenes.