Sadiq Khan has been re-elected as Mayor of London. The 53-year-old British politician of Pakistani origin, at the head of the Kingdom's capital since 2016, is preparing to inaugurate his third term. The voters handed it to him with 43.8% of the votes. Conservative candidate Susan Hall trailed behind with 32.7%. The participation rate stopped at 40.5% of those eligible. This result further reinforces the overall success of the Labor Party in the local elections held in recent days. Keir Starmer, leader of the center-left party which in national polls is more than 20 points ahead of the Tories (44.8% against 24.8%) is now stepping on the accelerator to go to the elections as soon as possible. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will still have to dissolve parliament by the end of the year, at the end of the parliamentary term, and elections must take place by January 2025.

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