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London Mayoral Election

May 5


On 5 May 2016 you can vote in the elections for:

  • the Mayor of London
  • the 14 Constituency London Assembly Members
  • the 11 London-wide Assembly Members

The Mayor of London makes decisions that affect the everyday lives of Londoners. The Mayor has particular responsibilities for: policing, transport, housing, fire and emergency planning, the environment, culture, economic development, regeneration, planning and development, and tackling health inequalities.

The London Assembly has an important role in London’s government. It holds the Mayor to account by examining his or her decisions. It also investigates issues that matter to Londoners.

You can vote in the elections for the Mayor of London and London Assembly if you:

  • are registered to vote
  • live in Greater London
  • are at least 18 years old on the day of the elections (5 May 2016).

If you’re a registered voter you’ll receive a booklet through the post closer to the date of the elections. It will include mini-manifestos from Mayoral candidates and the names of all candidates standing for the London Assembly.

You’ll also find information about how to fill in your ballot papers and how the results are calculated.

Find out more about the elections by visiting the London Elects website.

Register to vote

The last day to register to vote in the Mayor of London and London Assembly elections is 18 April 2016.

You can register online in just a few minutes using a simple form. There you can also print forms that will allow you to register by post and find the contact details of your council’s electoral registration office.


May 5


United Kingdom


London Elects

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