2016 London mayoral election
|Turnout||45.3% 7.2 pp|
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.
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.
Candidates[change | change source]
- Conservative Party - Zac Goldsmith
- Labour Party - Sadiq Khan
- Liberal Democrats - Caroline Pidgeon
- Green party - Siân Berry
- UKIP - Peter Whittle
- Respect Party - George Galloway
Results[change | change source]
- 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
References[change | change source]
- 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.