2016 London mayoral election
2016 election for the Mayor of London
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The 2016 London mayoral election was held on 5 May 2016 to elect the next Mayor of London. It was the fifth London mayoral election. The sitting mayor of London Boris Johnson did not stand for re-election. The Conservative Party candidate was Zac Goldsmith and the Labour Party candidate was Sadiq Khan. In the election, Khan was elected mayor.
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Result of voting by London borough. Red boroughs are those with a plurality of (first-preference) votes for Sadiq Khan and blue are those with a plurality for Zac Goldsmith.
- Sadiq Khan - 1,310,143
- Zack Goldsmith - 994,614
- Siân Berry - 150,673
- Caroline Pidgeon - 120,005
- Peter Whittle - 94,373
- George Galloway- 37,007
The election election used the supplementary vote system, which is where the voters choose a first and a second choice of candidates. After two rounds Khan was elected as Mayor.
- ↑ Donovan, Tim (17 September 2015). "Tory London mayoral selection process 'chaotic compared to Labour'". BBC News. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
- ↑ Wintour, Patrick. "Sadiq Khan elected as Labour's candidate for mayor of Londo". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 September 2015.
- ↑ "Elections: Labour's Sadiq Khan elected London mayor". BBC News. Retrieved 7 May 2016.