Boris Wins And Richard Tracey Retains London Assembly Seat

Who won what on May 3rd?

It has been confirmed that Conservative candidate Richard Tracey has retained his position as London Assembly Constituency Member for Wandsworth & Merton - his seat is the first of the fourteen seats to be announced.

Boris Johnson was re-elected as London Mayor, beating Ken Livingstone by a margin of 3%. The overall result was 1,054,811 votes for Johnson with Livingstone at 992,273.

The May 3 elections were for the Mayor of London, the 14 Constituency London Assembly Members, and the 11 London-wide Assembly Members.

For more information on the candidates and the election process, visit The results can be seen as they come in live results, Boris winning the Mayoral election in the South West and Labour slightly taking the lead for the London wide Members.

London Mayoral Election

Candidate Party % Votes
Siobhan Benita Independent 4%
Carlos Cortiglia British National Party 1%
Boris Johnson Conservative 44%
Jenny Jones Green 4%
Ken Livingstone Labour 40%
Brian Paddick Liberal Democrats 4%
Lawrence Webb Fresh Choice for London (UKIP) 2%

London Assembly Election

Candidate Party Votes Received
Richard Tracey Conservative 65,197   -1.7%
Leonie Cooper Labour 55,216   + 7.4%
Lisa Smart Liberal Democrats 11,904    - 2.4%
Roy Vickery Green 11,307    - 1.0%
Mazhar Manzoor Fresh Choice for London (UKIP)  3,717     - 0.1%
Thamilini Kulendran Independent  2,424     + 1.6%
Bill Martin Socialist Party of Great Britain  1,343     + 0.9%


May 5, 2012