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New poll says mayoral race is very close

Ken Livingstone has closed the gap to Boris Johnson, according to the new poll. Credit: PA

A new YouGov poll for the Evening Standard has found that the London mayoral race is once again neck-and-neck. Labour's Ken Livingstone has narrowed the lead to just 2%, once second preference votes are taken into account. The current mayor Boris Johnson leads by 51% to 49%.

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