Sadiq Khan is the new London Mayor

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Sadiq Khan has been confirmed as the new Mayor of London following elections held on 5 May 2016.

The first round results were:

Sadiq Khan (Labour) – 1,148,716 (44.2%)

Zac Goldsmith (Conservative) – 909,755 (35.0%)

Sian Berry (Green) – 150,673 (5.8%)

Caroline Pidgeon (Liberal Democrat) – 120,005 (4.6%)

Peter Whittle (UKIP) -94,373 (3.6%)

Sophie Walker (Women’s Equality Party) – 53,055 (2.0%)

George Galloway (Respect) – 37,007 (1.4%)

Paul Golding (Britain First) – 31,372 (1.2%)

Lee Harris (Cannabis) – 20.537 (0.8%)

David Furness (BNP) – 13,325 (0.5%)

Prince Zylinksi (Independent) – 13,202 (0.5%)

Ankit Love (One Love) – 4,941 (0.2%)

 

As no candidate secured more than 50% of the votes on the first round that meant second preference votes were calculated. Sadiq Khan secured 161,427 and Zac Goldsmith secured 84,859. This meant that the second round results were:

Sadiq Khan – 1,310,143

Zac Goldsmith – 994,614