The "Battle for Barking" will be one of the most important election fights as the British National Party vies to take control of the council and replace Labour's Margaret Hodge as local MP.
Reporter Andrew Hosken has been following the election campaign in East London.
The full list of standing candidates in Barking are:
Dominic Carman - Liberal Democrat
Thomas Darwood - Independent
Christopher David Dowling - Monster Raving Loony Party
Jayne Forbes - Green
Nick Griffin - British National Party
George Hargreaves - Christian Party
Margaret Hodge - Labour
Frank Maloney - UK Independence Party
Simon Marcus - Conservative
Dapo Sijuwola - Restoration Party
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