Follow live updates from Hackney - where voters this week elect a mayor and their local councillors - as well as the latest from counts across north London.

  • Labour mayor Philip Glanville was re-elected with 59% of the vote
  • Polls were open on Thursday, May 5 from 7am to 10pm
  • The Hackney counts will take place throughout Friday, May 6. The elected mayor result will come in first, possibly around noon, with council results announced in the afternoon.
  • Counts in Barnet, Camden, Westminster and Brent are overnight on Thursday into Friday. The counts begin on Friday in Haringey and Islington.

Candidates are standing in the following wards:


Brownswood, Cazenove, Clissold, Dalston, De Beauvoir, Hackney Central, Hackney Downs, Hackney Wick, Haggerston, Homerton, Hoxton East & Shoreditch, Hoxton West, King’s Park, Lea Bridge, London Fields, Shacklewell, Springfield, Stamford Hill West, Stoke Newington, Victoria, Woodberry Down