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Crunch time for Mayor of London candidates as polls across the capital open

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Today is the day that Londoners will go to polling stations across the capital to vote for the subsequent Mayor of London.

Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm and if you’re in the queue at 10pm, you’ll nonetheless be capable to vote.

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The depend will start tomorrow at 9am and proceed all through Saturday. It will happen at three places in the capital – Olympia, Alexandra Palace and the ExCeL.

Progress of the depend might be adopted on www.londonelects.org.uk. It is unlikely that outcomes can be recognized till Saturday night at the earliest.

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Covid-19 postponed native elections across England final 12 months, which means the present mayor Sadiq Khan served a further 12 months.

The Labour candidate has a powerful lead in the polls of 62 per cent, in contrast together with his Conservative opposition Shaun Bailey, who at the moment sits at 38 per cent.

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This 12 months, there are a record-breaking 20 candidates standing for mayor, with six million folks registered to vote.

Want to search out out extra? Read our election protection earlier than you head out to vote.

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