Council elections – view your candidates for elections Thursday 5 May

On Thursday 5 May 2022, elections will take place to elect the council’s 45 borough ward councillors and the Tower Hamlets executive mayor.

Our local polling station is Our Lady and St Catherine of Siena Parish Hall, 179A Bow Road, E3 2SG.

You can cast your vote between 7am-10pm.

Below is the list of candidates standing in our ward, Bow East, and the parties they represent:
Amina Ali  (Labour)*
Rachel Blake  (Labour)*
Ellis Bright  (Green)
Robin Edwards  (Conservative)
Liza Franchi  (Liberal Democrats)
Marc Francis  (Labour)*
Simon Herbert  (Liberal Democrats)
Monzo Khaton  (Aspire)
Rahima Khatun (Aspire)
Lesley Lincoln  (Conservative)
Richard MacMillan  (Liberal Democrats)
Nicola Power (Green)
Masood Rahman (Aspire)
Imogen Sinclair (Conservative)
* current councillors

The candidates for mayor are:
John Biggs  (Labour)*
Pamela Holmes (independent)
Rabina Khan (Liberal Democrats)
Hugo Pierre (Trade Unionist & Socialist Coalition)
Lutfur Rahman  (Aspire)
Elliott Weaver  (Conservative)
Andrew Wood (independent)
* current mayor


Lutfur Rahman served as Tower Hamlets first directly elected mayor from 2010 to 2015. He stood for Labour in 2010 and for Tower Hamlets First in 2014.

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