Your complete guide to the 2008 elections for the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

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Welcome to the new official website for the 1 May 2008 elections for Mayor of London and London Assembly.


As well as reading about the elections, you can upload your own photos, pledge to vote and watch short animations on how to cast your votes.


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Election map

Click on your local area for more information about where you live. You can also show your support for the 2008 elections in your area by pledging to vote on 1 May.


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Please use the "elections in my area" dropdown at the top of the page to navigate to your borough.

Key dates

You can download key dates in the run-up to the elections onto your personal applications. Please right click and save to your desktop.

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Other Calendars

Alternatively, download our desktop countdown widget.
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London Election on 1 May 2008

Did you know?

The London elections are held every four years. The first were held in 2000.

London has the most diverse electorate in the UK.

You have to be on the electoral register to vote in the London elections in 2008.