Full coverage from our reporters at counts across the capital
BORIS or Ken, red, blue, yellow, green or any colour in between, South West Londoner is the only place to be for exhaustive coverage of the 2012 London Elections.
Polls closed across the capital at 10pm last night and counting started at 8.45pm at London’s ExCel Centre, Alexandra Palace and Olympia.
City Hall expect to announce the mayoral vote at 8pm tonight, although in 2008 it was nearer midnight, and the composition of the London Assembly will also be decided throughout the day.
In total 26 seats were contested by 191 candidates across with 88 candidates up for the fourteen London constituency seats, while an additional eleven seats will come from 119 on London-wide lists.
Follow editor Walaa Khubieh and our team on our live blog, giving you the results as they happen, and we’ll have all the reaction from across the city.
And see all our breaking news story appear here – as they happen.
RACE FOR MAYOR
CONSTITUENCY RESULTS AND LONDON ASSEMBLY
- 68The Liberal Democrat candidate for Twickenham, Sir Vince Cable, resumed normal campaigning yesterday after the London Bridge attack put the election on hold. The terrorist attack that killed seven and injured 48 on Saturday night meant candidates and volunteers once again ceased door-knocking out of respect for those affected. In…
- 64Summary:John Pierce beats Abjol Miah by 280 votesImage:By Peter Apps, Nate Saunders and Robin Jellis, at ExCel LABOUR candidate John Pierce held off a determined challenge from the Respect Party to win the Weavers ward in a Tower Hamlets Council by-election. Pierce, pictured right, retains the seat that was held…
- 60Image:By Liam Twomey, Jasmine Marsh, Freddy Mayhew and Helena Hickey, at Olympia RICHARD Tracey has hailed Boris Johnson's personality as the decisive difference in the London Mayoral race - and urged Ken Livingstone to retire. Tracey was returned as the London Assembly member for Merton and Wandsworth, holding off a…
- 59By Cameron EylesNovember 10 2019, 22.25Follow @SW_Londoner Train strikes scheduled for 27 days in December over a lengthy dispute about guards have been branded 'damaging' and unjustified'. The Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) announced that their workers on South Western Railway (SWR) would be taking industrial action. South Western…