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Boris takes 8 point poll lead

Boris Johnson Credit: PA

An exclusive Comres poll by London Tonight, LBC and the Evening Standard has revealed that Boris Johnson has taken an 8 point lead in the race for London Mayor.

54% of Londoners say they'll vote for Mr Johnson.

Ken Livingstone takes 46% in the poll.

Jenny Jones and Brian Paddick are neck-and-neck with 6% and 5% of the first preference vote respectively.

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