- an awful lot of your turned out to vote - very nearly 50% of the people with votes actually voted. However this was down on the very nearly 60% of you who voted in 2010 (when there was a General Election).
- the NEW Councillors for Mile End Ward are
- Shah Alam (Tower Hamlets First) - who came top. He is a brand new Councillor.
- David Edgar (Labour) - who is an existing Councillor but new to this ward because of the boundary changes. He previously represented Limehouse.
- Rachael Saunders (Labour) - who just squeeked in 87 votes ahead of the next candidate. Rachael is currently the Deputy Leader of the Labour Group for Tower Hamlets Council.
- Motin Uz-Zaman (Labour) lost votes and was not re-elected.
- Conservative and Liberal candidates achieved fewer votes than in 2010
- The two independent candidates came bottom of the poll.
In addition, Mayor Lutfur Rahman was re-elected with a majority of 3,252 votes - based on a turnout of very nearly 50%.
The share of the first and second votes were as follows:
- Lutfur Rahman - (1st) 43% (2nd) 12%
- John Biggs - (1st) 33% (2nd) 88%
|Num. ballot papers issued||86540|
|Number of ballot papers rejected at the 1st count||2306|