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Luftur Rahman Wins Mayoral Election in Tower Hamlets

Luftur Rahman Wins Mayoral Election in Tower Hamlets

  Lutfur Rahman has won the Mayoral vote in the constituency of Tower Hamlets. It took place in the Art Deco Cinema Troxy. The ballot verification finished a solid four hours late and the count went on into the early hours of the morning. At twenty past eleven at night,…

Sir Steve Bullock elected again as Mayor of Lewisham

Sir Steve Bullock elected again as Mayor of Lewisham

The Labour Party candidate Sir Steve Bullock has been elected to serve another four years as the Mayor of Lewisham. The results were announced just after 8pm at South East London Army Cadet Force in Blackheath. The Mayor received 36,659 votes which makes more than 50% of the turnout. Minutes…

Jules Pipe wins Hackney for another four years

Jules Pipe wins Hackney for another four years

Jules Pipe has comprehensively held onto his position as Mayor of the London Borough of Hackney. Mr. Pipe comfortably beat his rivals, winning more than fifty percent of the first-choice votes in the process. The Labour candidate – who has held the position of Mayor for twelve years – will…

Labour take victory in Croydon after 8 years

Labour take victory in Croydon after 8 years

It was a great victory for Labour in Croydon after the elections on May 22. Labour has taken Croydon for the first time since 2006. In a key victory, Labour gained 7, the Conservatives lost 7 which means the new council is Labour 40, Conservative 30. Labour and Conservative still…

Live Blog: Election results in Tower Hamlets

Live Blog: Election results in Tower Hamlets

COUNTING SUSPENDED: After a long day and night of reporting the East London Lines team are signing off for now. The elections have seen a victory for Luftur Rahman as Mayor. Tower Hamlets First have taken 12 seats, mainly from  Labour  who  so far have six seats.  The Conservatives have…

Police ensure safe voting across Tower Hamlets

Police ensure safe voting across Tower Hamlets

  Police were stationed at all polling stations across Tower Hamlets throughout yesterday’s voting hours to ensure a fair and safe voting environment. Officers were dispatched amid fears that some areas of the UK were vulnerable to fraud or voter intimidation. The 125 polling stations in Tower Hamlets joined fifteen other…

Elections: East London Lines live blogs…

Elections: East London Lines live blogs…

Join East London Lines for live coverage of the elections across the boroughs of Croydon, Hackney, Lewisham, and Tower Hamlets. Croydon kicked off last night as soon as voting closed and were wrapped up by 10.30 this morning. You can see how East London Lines followed the action here The…

Election Results in Hackney: How it Happened

Election Results in Hackney: How it Happened

As expected, Labour rules Hackney again. Not only did Jules Pipe get re-elected as Mayor, but the vast majority of the seats went red, just like four years ago. You can read more about Mayor Pipe’s win here, which includes an interview with us here at East London Lines. Out of…

Protected: Who Want’s My Vote in Croydon?

Protected: Who Want’s My Vote in Croydon?

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Candidates address top issues in local debate

Candidates address top issues in local debate

Battle lines were drawn at the Queens Hotel as The Crystal Palace Chamber of Commerce hosted a cross-borough panel debate allowing election hopefuls to pitch their policies ahead of the vote on 22nd May. The debate invited residents from four boroughs to question selected candidates about what their position on…

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