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After a late night vote count, Lutfur Rahman has been re-elected for a second term as Mayor of the London borough of Tower Hamlets.
The closely-fought contest saw Rahman, formerly a member of the Labour Party but now under the banner of new party Tower Hamlets First, beat Labour's John Biggs by 37,395 votes to 34,143.
The results were announced at 1:30am, and after overcrowding earlier in the night, police stopped people entering the Troxy theatre, where the votes were being counted.
Rahman's campaign had been marred by allegations of fraud and corruption. Allegations he strongly denies.
An police investigation into the allegations, ordered by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles, found "no credible evidence of criminality".
Liberal Democrat Dorothy Thornhill looks set to be elected Watford mayor after topping the poll in the first round. She was just short of the 50% of votes required to win outright. Second round counting is under way after the Ukip and Conservative candidates were eliminated from the contest.
Ukip and Conservatives have been eliminated after the first count result in the mayoral election in Watford. The race is now between the sitting Lib Dem candidate and Labour.
Turnout at the Watford Borough Council elections in Hertfordshire was 36.93%.
Polls have just closed in the London mayoral elections.
Residents of Tower Hamlets, Newham, Hackney and Lewisham have been voting to choose their own Mayor. Hackney, Lewisham and Newham are currently governed by Labour mayors while Tower Hamlets is run by an independent.
The results of the mayoral contests will be known on Friday.