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whitewave Sun 17-Apr-16 09:18:12

How's it going all you London grans?

Charleygirl Sun 17-Apr-16 09:50:18

Sadiq appears to be ahead.

whitewave Sun 17-Apr-16 09:53:14

I did wonder as haven't read much what with EU etc.

tanith Sun 17-Apr-16 09:55:33

I think its going to all get nasty from here on in..

Riverwalk Sun 17-Apr-16 09:57:04


In addition to the In/Out booklet we lucky Londoners also have a 31-page pink booklet to flick through and bin.

No outstanding candidates .... George Galloway anyone?

Alea Sun 17-Apr-16 10:05:18

Decisions, decisions!!

Charleygirl Sun 17-Apr-16 10:07:16

Both Sadiq and Zac have said if elected that each will keep the Freedom Pass!

tanith Sun 17-Apr-16 10:08:41

oooooh! Riverwalk haven't had the pink booklet yet , how exciting confused still got that to come then.

Alea Sun 17-Apr-16 10:09:06

Cunning plan to appeal to the silver tube travellers surfers??

Riverwalk Sun 17-Apr-16 10:14:35

To add to your excitement tanith it also lists the candidates for the London Assembly.

There will be two ballot papers for the Assembly - one for your Constituency member and one for the London-wide Assembly member ..... are you still with me grin

tanith Sun 17-Apr-16 10:18:56

So we will be voting for Mayor, London Assembly and local council at the same time , crikey better keep my wits about me or I'll get confused

Riverwalk Sun 17-Apr-16 10:27:17

You're not paying attention!

The Constituency member is not for your local council but for the Assembly; how that differs from the London-wide Assembly member I've no idea.

The booklet does kindly explain that there will be differently-coloured ballot papers!

There's also something about transferable votes grin

Bellanonna Sun 17-Apr-16 10:34:59

Well why haven't I got a pink booklet? Only one I've got is the why-we-should-stay-in -Europe one.

Riverwalk Sun 17-Apr-16 10:44:48

I've sussed out the difference between Constituency member and London-wide member, it's all here for those awaiting their pink booklet


Charleygirl Sun 17-Apr-16 12:07:19

I do hope that there will be a seat and cup of coffee provided in my booth as it is going to take forever to wade through it all, ever hopeful that I understand it at the end of it.

tanith Sun 17-Apr-16 13:08:35

Charleygirl how about a coffee meetup in your booth? we could work it out together grin

Charleygirl Sun 17-Apr-16 13:11:19

That sounds a good idea- this poor brain is going to need some help I think.

annodomini Sun 17-Apr-16 13:14:15

If you'd had a postal vote, Charley, we could all have helped you on line! I got a postal vote 11 years ago when I had the hip surgery and have never cancelled it.

Charleygirl Sun 17-Apr-16 14:17:02

Anno I actually have a postal vote but forgot about it. I would have remembered because I always vote. I have one booklet to receive, the pink one i believe and then I will be able to decide. I also did not bother cancelling mine. I would prefer an on line vote but that will not happen

Alima Sun 17-Apr-16 18:23:02

London G'netters, out of interest, which of the last two London mayors do you think was the better and achieved more for Londoners. (Don't want to start a party fall-out, I lived there for several years and am intrigued).