2012 London mayoral election

2012 election for the Mayor of London

The London mayoral election of 2012 was on Thursday 3 May 2012. It was the fourth London mayoral election. It was won by Conservative Party candidate and the incumbent mayor Boris Johnson who has been mayor since the 2008 election.

London mayoral election, 2012

← 2008 3 May 2012 2016 →
Turnout38.1% Decrease 7.2 pp
Candidate Boris Johnson Ken Livingstone
Party Conservative Labour
1st Round vote 971,931 889,918
Percentage 44.0% 40.3%
2nd Round vote 1,054,811 992,273
Percentage 51.5% 48.5%

Result of voting by London borough. Blue boroughs are those with most votes for Boris Johnson and red those for Ken Livingstone.

Mayor before election

Boris Johnson

Elected Mayor

Boris Johnson