LONDON ELECTION 2012: Live coverage of mayoral and Assembly elections


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.


LONDON ELECTION 2012: Boris Johnson re-elected as London mayor

LONDON ELECTION 2012: BNP Mayoral candidate claims election snub could trigger violent attack

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Tracey hails popstar Johnson for hitting the right campaigning notes

LONDON ELECTIONS 2012: Mayoral candidate Siobhan Benita criticises lack of media coverage


LONDON ELECTIONS 2012: Mayor Johnson will need to win over hostile Assembly

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour’s Shah retains Brent and Harrow seat after lengthy delays at Alexandra Palace

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour scores Barnet and Camden seat from Tories

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour’s Onkar Singh Sahota wins Ealing and Hillingdon seat from Tories

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Conservative James Cleverly retains Bexley & Bromley seat

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Conservative Richard Tracey celebrates narrow Merton & Wandsworth victory

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour candidate Jennette Arnold retains North East constituency seat

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour’s Joanne McCartney holds off Conservatives in Enfield and Haringey

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Conservative Kit Malthouse retains seat in West Central constituency

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Stephen O’Connell shakes off Labour for Croydon and Sutton seat

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Conservative Roger Evans secures narrow victory in Havering and Redbridge

LONDON ELECTIONS 2012: Arbour retains seat but Labour vote surges in South West

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour’s Valerie Shawcross retains Lambeth and Southwark seat

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour’s Len Duvall retains Greenwich and Lewisham seat

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour holds City and East London Assembly seat


LONDON ELECTION 2012: Labour hold off Respect in Tower Hamlets by-election

LONDON ELECTION 2012: Conservatives retain Wimbledon Park ward

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