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Labour holds Lambeth & Southwark London Assembly seat but we still don’t know who will be mayor

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According to the most recent figures individuals in Southwark and Lambeth additionally voted Sadiq Khan to remain on as mayor with 51 per cent of the vote

As the capital awaits the ultimate outcomes to see who will be the Mayor of London, the meeting member for  Lambeth & Southwark has been declared.

Labour has held the constituency, which is seen as a protected seat for them.

Marina Ahmad succeeds Florence Eshalomi, who turned MP for Vauxhall in 2019.

Ahmad obtained 91,949 votes which was 49 per cent of the vote. The Greens Claire Sheppard got here second with 36,933, 20 per cent of the vote. The Conservatives Hannah Ginnett was third with 30,855, 16 per cent of the vote. The remaining votes noticed the Liberal Democrats get 11 per cent, the Reform UK candidate and the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition candidate each picked up simply 2 per cent of the vote.

While a cushty majority the Labour vote was down by practically 5,000 votes (4,997) in comparison with the 2016 election. The Conservative vote was additionally down by practically 4,000 votes (3,848). Only the Greens noticed a shift upwards with over 11,000 extra votes (11,140) in comparison with final time.

And in keeping with the most recent figures individuals in Southwark and Lambeth additionally voted  for Sadiq Khan to remain on as mayor with 51 per cent of the vote.  The per cent of the vote for the mayoral candidates in Lambeth & Southwark had been as follows:

 

Lambeth & Southwark

Sadiq Khan – 51%

Shaun Bailey – 20%

Sian Berry -12%

Luisa Porritt – 5%

Laurence Fox – 2%

Count Binface – 1%

 

Southwark & Lambeth’s outcomes had been amongst seven constituencies declared final evening, the others had been –Bexley & Bromley, Brent & Harrow, Ealing & Hillingdon, Havering & Redbridge, West Central, and North East.

The remaining outcomes are because of be introduced at this time together with Barnet & Camden, City & East, Croydon & Sutton, Enfield & Haringey, Greenwich & Lewisham, Merton & Wandsworth, and South West.

The ultimate end result might come as late as Sunday morning because of Covid precautions.

The mayor of London is elected on a Supplementary Vote system, the place every voter can select a primary and second desire for mayor.

Sadiq Khan

web Shaun Bailey

Shaun Bailey

The First desire votes for the mayor noticed as a really shut race between Sadiq Khan and the Conservative’s Shaun Bailey. Khan picked up 487,104, 39 per cent of the vote and Bailey 462,837, 37 per cent of the vote. As neither candidate obtained 50 per cent of the primary desire votes, all but the highest two candidates have been eradicated, and counting of second desire is now beneath means.

And as some have discovered this a “complicated” poll paper – it’s being blamed for a file variety of rejected ballots within the mayor of London election.

With solely half the votes counted 56,358 first desire votes have been rejected – roughly 5 per cent of the full votes counted.

This 12 months’s determine is simply quick of the present file for the very best variety of rejected ballots within the 2004 mayoral election, when 56,874 first desire votes had been rejected, roughly 3 per cent of the full votes that 12 months.

Official figures present 47,091 votes had been rejected this 12 months as a result of too many votes had been forged.

This 12 months noticed a record-breaking twenty candidates stand to change into mayor of London.