Candidates for London Elections Announced
You have until April 18th if you have not already registered
In the 2016 Mayor of London and London Assembly elections, you will have three votes. One is for the Mayor of London and two are for the London Assembly - 14 Constituency London Assembly Members and 11 London-wide Assembly Members.
London Elects has published the list of candidates that will stand to become the 11 London-wide Members of the London Assembly - view the list here.
London Elects has announced that 12 candidates are standing to become the Mayor of London for the next four years. They are:
Those nominated for the South West Constituency in the London Assembly which covers the combined areas of the London Boroughs of Hounslow,Kingston upon Thames, and Richmond upon Thames are:
British and Irish citizens, along with citizens of Commonwealth countries and the European Union can vote the elections on May 5th.
If you haven’t received your poll card by Tues 29 April, you should contact the council’s Election Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 8583 2828 to check if you’re registered to vote.
Anyone who is not registered should visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote as soon as possible. Once your application has been received, Electoral Services may need to contact you to provide further information, so make sure you apply early.
If you know you will be unable to visit a polling station you can apply for a postal vote until 5pm on April 19th, or a proxy vote 5pm by April 26th. Application forms and further information can be found by following the links.
April 4, 2016