A Chinese police man rides on a two-wheeled, electric vehicle past Chinese people near a giant lantern shaped structure built ahead of Oct. 1 National Day celebrations on Tiananmen Square in Beijing, ... more 
A Chinese police man rides on a two-wheeled, electric vehicle past Chinese people near a giant lantern shaped structure built ahead of Oct. 1 National Day celebrations on Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011. Increasing numbers of Chinese are seeking to run as independent candidates in upcoming local elections and are smacking into daunting obstacles as the ruling Communist Party tries to tamp down any threat to its monopoly on power. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ng Han Guan
Fri, Sep 16, 2011 4:21 AM EDT