Zac Goldsmith selected as Conservative candidate for London Mayor


Zac Goldsmith, the Conservative MP for Richmond Park, has been selected as the party’s official candidate for the London Mayoral elections which will be held in 2016.

Goldsmith secured 6,514 votes with Syed Kamall coming second with 1,477 votes, Stephen Greenhalgh coming third with 864 votes and Andrew Boff coming fourth with 372 votes.

The Mayoral election will be held on 5 May 2016 and other candidates include Sadiq Khan for Labour, Caroline Pidgeon for the Liberal Democrats, Sian Berry for the Greens and Peter Whittle for UKIP.