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Boris Johnson ahead in polls

Boris Johnson is on course for a second term as mayor of London, according to a new poll.

It shows his lead over his Labour rival Ken Livingstone has now stretched to eight points, in the decisive second round of voting.

That's two points more than an identical survey two weeks ago.

London Tonight's poll comes exactly one week before millions of Londoners will cast their votes.

When asked who'd get their first preference vote, Mayor Johnson's support hit 45%, compared with 36% for Ken Livingstone.

Our political correspondent Alex Forrest reports.

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