London Elections just a few hours to go
Good news is that City Hall has come alive again so the declarations of the results for the London elections will go ahead as originally planned on Friday. So exciting all I've got to do is get my butt down there. Wouldn't miss it for the world
Who is going to win between Boris and Ken is anybody's guess at the moment. Read somewhere that Ken Livingstone himself concedes he might lose to Boris Johnson this time around.
The discussion about the second preference votes continues. The Evening Standard last night has an article about a polls claim that in the London Mayoral election: 30 per cent of voters did not know about the two-vote system while 27 per cent were aware of it but were uncertain how it works.
Several blogs over the past couple of weeks have posted the above nifty animated ballot paper in their attempt to explain it all. With nearly a million postal votes in London it will be interesting to see the statistics after it is all over - how many spoilt ballots because of lack of understanding.
On their part the Electoral commission has spent a lot of money trying to educate people. At the 4000 polling stations this time around they will have a pictorial stand-alone cut-out with clear instructions. Should help some people to understand what is expected of them.
Well voting starts 7am tomorrow at the polls so let the race begin.
Labels: London Mayoral Campaign