Boris Johnson was declared the first Conservative Mayor of London on 2nd May 2008 defeating Ken Livingstone.
2008 GLA Election
Coverage of the 2008 Greater London Authority election to elect a Mayor of London and London Assembly.
It’s all change on the London Assembly as the Conservatives increase their number of seats to eleven (up 2), the Liberal Democrats drop two and the One London party loose both of their seats.
He started the election widely viewed as a clown with no chance of winning but almost 2 days after voting begun in the third Greater London Authority elections Boris Johnson was confirmed as the new Mayor of London.
Win or loose, today marked an important day for Ken Livingstone. When the results are announced tomorrow he’ll either confound his critics by securing a third term or he’ll be at the end of a remarkable political career.
Alan Craig, Leader of the Christian Peoples Alliance, has called on voters to back his party by voting for the on the peach-coloured London Assembly list ballot paper.