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In May, Londoners choose their first ever directly-elected mayor as the capital regains the right to govern itself for the first time in a generation.
Scandal, intrigue and numerous abortive candidacies have so far dominated the fight to lead London, making it one of the most exciting political battles in many years.
As the race nears its final stages BBC News Online lists some of the prospective candidates who have been making the headlines in the early stages of the race. Nominations close on 3 April, after which you will find a comprehensive guide to the candidates on this site.

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