Mayoral election results
Lutfur Rahman has been duly re-elected as the
Mayor of Tower Hamlets for the next four years.
The elections for the Mayor of Tower Hamlets, local council
elections and the European Parliamentary elections took place on
Thursday, May 22, 2014. The count and declaration of the Mayoral
result was made at the Troxy early Saturday (May 24)
Mr Rahman received 43.38 per cent of the first
preference votes and 11.64 per cent of second preference
votes. The re-elected Mayor will formally take up his post from
midnight on May 26, 2014.
The elections in Tower Hamlets on May 22 featured the strongest
measures to prevent fraud of any authority in London – and one of
the most robust in the country. Working with the local and
Metropolitan Police and the Electoral Commission, the Returning
Officer drew up a Local Protocol designed to build confidence in
the electoral system by introducing tough safeguards to ensure a
free and fair election.
The turnout for the Mayoral election was 47.58 per cent of
a total electorate base of 181, 871. The turnout in 2010 was
25.6 per cent.
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Last updated, May 24, 2.50am