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Latest polling shows Boris leading Ken Livingstone 48% to 41%

By Matthew Barrett
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The latest poll by YouGov, released today (full PDF here) is encouraging for Boris Johnson. The Mayor leads Labour candidate Ken Livingstone by 48% to 41%. 

This is compared to Ken leading Boris 45% to 42% in February of this year, and a tight lead for Boris (46%-44%) in October last year. 

Interestingly, Boris leads Ken 30% to 29% amongst 18-24 year-olds - rarely a Conservative-friendly group. 

Worrying for the Livingstone campaign, only 63% of London Labour voters would vote for Ken if a London election were held tomorrow. 


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