London Mayoral Election, 2008

London Mayoral Election, 2008

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The London mayoral election, 2008 for the office of Mayor of London was held on 1 May 2008 and was won by Conservative Party candidate Boris Johnson. It was the third London mayoral election, the previous elections being the first election in May 2000 and the second election in June 2004. Boris Johnson became the second Mayor of London and the first Conservative to hold the office since its creation in 2000. On 27 September 2007, Boris Johnson was announced as the Conservative candidate, having received 75% of the vote in an election open to the entire London electorate. The primary election was originally to be held in October 2006. Candidates who applied by the 4 August deadline included Richard Barnes, London Assembly member for Ealing and Hillingdon, who withdrew in July 2007 and announced his support for Boris Johnson; Andrew Boff, former Hillingdon and Hackney London Borough Councillor; Nicholas Boles, Policy Exchange think-tank director, who withdrew in July 2007 for health reasons; Dr Robert Frew, a cultural policy and management specialist; Victoria Borwick, Kensington and Chelsea London Borough Councillor; Warwick Lightfoot, also a Kensington and Chelsea councillor; and Lshow more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Plicpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135651153
  • 9786135651157