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Sadiq Khan in major trouble as ‘Susan Hall could really win’ | Politics | News

Sadiq Khan in major trouble as ‘Susan Hall could really win’ | Politics | News

The latest voter turnout figures suggest Sadiq Khan “could lose the race” to continue as Mayor of London. While some numbers have yet to be released, the picture looks worse for Mr Khan than for his Tory rival Susan Hall – who was a huge outsider. In the Barnet and Camden constituency turnout has fallen by 3.41 percentage points, according to an Express analysis comparing 2024 figures with those of the last London mayoral election in 2021. The City and East constituency, which is made up of the boroughs Barking and Dagenham, City of London, Newham and Tower Hamlets, has seen a -3.83 percentage drop. These are areas which traditionally vote Labour and have helped Sadiq Khan win previous elections. Greenwich and Lewisham is down -1.67 percentage points; Lambeth and Southwark -1.87 percentage points and the North East constituency of Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest has dropped -2.43 percentage points. All the above-mentioned constituencies voted majority Labour at the last mayoral election. This compares to outer London constituencies, where turnout is up 4.38 percentage points …