September 26, 2022
London Mayor Ed Holder won't seek re-election

London Mayor Ed Holder won’t seek re-election in October’s civic election, he announced Tuesday, throwing the race for the top job wide open five months before voters head to the polls.

London Mayor Ed Holder won’t seek re-election in October’s civic election, he announced Tuesday, throwing the race for the top job wide open five months before voters head to the polls.

Holder, 67, a former MP serving his first term as mayor, has been off recovering from a medical procedure for several weeks. He made the announcement after returning to work Tuesday.

“The opportunity to serve as mayor has truly been the honour of a lifetime,” he said in a statement. “I’ve often said that mine is the best job anyone could ever hope to have, serving the greatest city in the world.”

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