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London mayoral election, 2008

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Candidate Boris Johnson Ken Livingstone
Party Conservative Labour
Popular vote 1,168,738 1,028,966
Percentage 53.18% 46.82%

Mayor before election

Ken Livingstone
Labour

Elected Mayor

Boris Johnson
Conservative

The London mayoral election, 2008 was on 1 May 2008. It was the third London mayoral election, the first election was held in May 2000 and the second election in June 2004. It was won by the Conservative Party candidate Boris Johnson. Boris Johnson became the second Mayor of London.

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