The next Mayor and London Assembly elections are on Thursday 2 May 2024

How to complete your ballot papers

How to complete election ballot papers

In Mayoral and London Assembly elections, you can go to your polling station between 7am and 10pm to vote. 

You will be given three ballot papers.

Here are examples of what the ballot papers looked like in 2021:

Voting for the Mayor (pink ballot paper)

You have 2 choices for Mayor.

Mark [X] your first choice in Column A.

Mark [X] a different second choice in Column B.

You must make a first choice or your vote won’t be counted.

Each vote must be for a different candidate.

Read more about how votes are counted.

Voting for your London Assembly (constituency) Member (yellow ballot paper)

Choose who you want to represent your local area on the London Assembly.

Vote for only one candidate.

Mark [X] next to your choice.

Your London Assembly constituency is not the same as your parliamentary constituency. There are 14 constituencies in London, each made up of two or more boroughs each. See a map of the London Assembly constituencies

Read more about how votes are counted.

Read about what the Mayor and London Assembly do.

Voting for your Assembly Member (London-wide) - orange ballot paper

Choose who you want to represent the whole of London on the London Assembly.

Vote only once.

Mark [X] next to your choice.

Read about how votes are counted.