Delays in declaring Sadiq Khan’s victory in last month’s mayoral election were caused by an incorrect setting on the database servers used to count Londoners’ votes.
2016 London Elections
All the latest news and opinion from the Mayoral and London Assembly elections in which Zac Goldsmith, Sadiq Khan, Caroline Pidgeon and Sian Berry will fight it out for London's top political job.
The London Assembly is to conduct a wide-ranging review into voting “blunders” which saw voters in Barnet wrongly turned away from polling stations and delayed the results of the Mayoral and Assembly list results.
Conservatives on the London Assembly are calling for a “full and urgent inquiry” into the “catastrophic blunders” which saw thousand of voters in Barnet turned wrongly away from polling stations.
Sadiq Khan has overtaken two serious, credible rivals to secure one of the most spectacular personal political victories in British politics. It’s a shame more people weren’t up to see it.
The clear win is a personal triumph for the Tooting MP who last summer defeated pollsters’ favourite Dame Tessa Jowell to be chosen as Labour’s candidate.