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  London Mayor
RACE DETAILS
Parents > United Kingdom > England > London
OfficeMayor
Type General Election
Filing Deadline 00, 0000 - 12:00pm
Polls Open May 01, 2008 - 01:00am
Polls Close May 01, 2008 - 04:00pm
Term Start May 04, 2008 - 12:00pm
Term End July 03, 2012 - 12:00pm
ContributorPatrick
Last ModifiedM@ May 24, 2008 09:50am
Data Sources[Link]
Description Due to a split in the RESPECT Unity Coalition, Lindsey German will not run under the RESPECT party and rather head a separate Left List. This list is made up of the RESPECT faction supported by the SWP while the opposing George Galloway-backed Respect Renewal faction is not fielding a mayoral candidate and supports Ken Livingstone.

After 2nd preferences:
Boris Johnson - 1,168,738
Ken Livingstone - 1,028,966
LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyLabour Won06/10/2004
NameKen Livingstone Votes685,541 (36.75%)
Term07/03/2004 - 05/04/2008 Margin143,118 (+7.67%)
NEXT GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyConservative Won05/03/2012
NameBoris Johnson Votes1,054,811 (44.07%)
Term07/03/2012 - 07/03/2016 Margin62,538 (+2.61%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
Mar 12, 2007 London Mayor - GRN Selection Siân Berry
Sep 27, 2007 London Mayor - CON Selection Boris Johnson
MAP
KEY RACE? 9.5000000000 Average
LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
07/21/2007 05/01/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Boris Johnson 10 ------
Ken Livingstone 6 ------
Leaning Call: Boris Johnson (62.50%)
Weighted Call: Boris Johnson (82.02%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph
11/07/2007 04/23/2008

CANDIDATES
Photo
Name MP Boris Johnson (I) Mayor Ken Livingstone Brian Paddick Siân Berry Borough Councillor Richard Barnbrook Alan Craig MEP Gerard Batten
PartyConservative Labour Liberal Democrat Green British National Christian People's Alliance UK Independence
Website [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website] [Website]
Certified Votes1,043,761 (42.97%) 893,877 (36.80%) 236,685 (9.74%) 77,374 (3.19%) 69,710 (2.87%) 39,249 (1.62%) 22,422 (0.92%)
Margin0 (0.00%) -149,884 (-6.17%) -807,076 (-33.23%) -966,387 (-39.79%) -974,051 (-40.10%) -1,004,512 (-41.36%) -1,021,339 (-42.05%)
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $-- $--
MATCHUP POLLS (13 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg42.17%-- 37.76%-- 11.01%-- 2.25%-- 2.22%-- 1.68%-- 1.69%--
MORI 
04/22/08-04/23/08
38.00% 2.0 41.00% -- 12.00% 2.0 3.00% 2.0 2.00% 2.0 1.00% 1.0 1.00% --
YouGov 
04/16/08-04/18/08
44.00% 1.0 37.00% 2.0 12.00% -- 3.00% 1.0 1.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% --
Mruk Cello 
04/14/08-04/14/08
44.00% -- 45.00% -- 9.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
04/09/08-04/11/08
45.00% 4.0 39.00% 3.0 12.00% 2.0 2.00% -- 1.00% -- 0.00% 1.0 1.00% --
MORI 
04/01/08-04/07/08
40.00% -- 41.00% -- 14.00% -- 5.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
04/02/08-04/04/08
49.00% 2.0 36.00% 1.0 10.00% -- 2.00% -- 1.00% -- 1.00% -- 1.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
I M@
  London Evening Standard
REFS --
  Daily Mail
  Unite - the Union
MFL The Oncoming Storm
  Guardian
J Dr. Cynic
D mtrz
D Billy Bragg
Laf-W Craverguy
MFL The Oncoming Storm
D Jason
I TX_Socialist
I Brian Haw [L]
UKIP Frank Maloney [L]
UKIP Winston McKenzie [L]
R Impy
MORE CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name Lindsey German Blank - Void Matt O'Connor Winston McKenzie  
PartySocialist Workers No Party Affiliation English Democrats Independent  
Website  
Certified Votes16,796 (0.69%) 13,034 (0.54%) 10,695 (0.44%) 5,389 (0.22%)  
Margin-1,026,965 (-42.28%) -1,030,727 (-42.43%) -1,033,066 (-42.53%) -1,038,372 (-42.75%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $-- $-- $--  
MATCHUP POLLS (13 from 4 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg0.69%-- 0.00%-- 0.44%-- 0.22%--  
MORI 
04/22/08-04/23/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
04/16/08-04/18/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 1.00% 1.0 0.00% --
Mruk Cello 
04/14/08-04/14/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
04/09/08-04/11/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
MORI 
04/01/08-04/07/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% --
YouGov 
04/02/08-04/04/08
0.00% -- 0.00% -- 0.00% 1.0 0.00% --
ENDORSEMENTS
Endorsements
RC Zeus the Moose
 

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 02, 2008 02:30pm News Boris Johnson wins London Mayoral election  Article -- 
May 02, 2008 09:00am News Johnson 'ahead' in mayoral race  Article Ralphie 
Apr 30, 2008 08:00pm Online Tool New Statesman "Fantasy Mayor" online quiz  Article Ralphie 
Mar 27, 2008 06:35pm News Hockney quits London mayoral race  Article L'illusionniste 
Mar 19, 2008 10:00am Blog Entry How to Stop Boris  Article L'illusionniste 
Jan 03, 2008 02:00am Poll Johnson now just 1% behind Livingstone  Article Ralphie 

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