He’s bidding for another four years in charge, and is narrowly ahead in the race.
Khan was expected to completely wipe the floor with the other candidates, but the Conservatives’ Shaun Bailey has drawn more votes than anticipated.
Bailey has already won in both Ealing and Hillingdon, and Brent and Harrow – both of which were under Labour control five years ago.
But, we won’t know for sure who’s won the keys to City Hall until at least Saturday night – possibly from 8.30pm.
Vote counting has been taking longer this year to cater for Covid restrictions.
Piers Corbyn (Let London Live) – 10,285 votes
Vanessa Hudson (Animal Welfare Party) – 8,284 votes
Peter Gammons (UK Independence Party) – 7,333 votes
Farah London (Independent) – 6,168 votes
David Kurten (Heritage Party) – 5,663 votes
Nims Obunge (Independent) – 4,433 votes
Steve Kelleher (Social Democratic Party) – 4,270 votes
Kam Balayev (Renew) – 3,816 votes
Max Fosh (Independent) – 3,157 votes
Valerie Brown (Burning Pink) – 2,695 votes
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