Jonathan Fryer

Writer, Lecturer, Broadcaster and Liberal Democrat Politician

Crikey, It’s Boris

Posted by jonathanfryer on Friday, 2nd May, 2008

So the bookies were right: Boris Johnson is London’s new mayor, having beaten Ken Livingstone (after redistribution of second preferences) 1,168,738 to 1,028,966. God helps us! Brian Paddick deserved to do much better than he did, but it was a classic squeeze situation, in a contest promoted by the media as a two-horse race.


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