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Thursday 5 May 2022

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Mayor of Hackney

This election was held on Thursday 5 May 2022.

5 candidates stood in the London Borough of Hackney mayoral election.

Read the official candidate booklet for this election.

The Mayor of Hackney is elected to lead Hackney Borough Council. The Mayor chairs the council cabinet, directs the council's strategy, and sets the council budget. The Mayor's decisions can only be overturned by a two-thirds majority of councillors.

View the election results on Hackney Council's website.

Election events

You can meet candidates and question them at events (often known as 'hustings'). Here are some events that are taking place:

(Past event) Tuesday 12 April 2022 00:00 :
See video or other info from this event.

London Borough of Hackney

Hackney Central ward

This election was held on Thursday 5 May 2022.

12 candidates stood in the Hackney Central ward.

Where to vote

You should get a "poll card" through the post telling you where to vote.

If you haven't got one, or aren't sure where to vote, you should call London Borough of Hackney on 020 8356 3232

Read more about how to vote.

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