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Mayor of London 2008


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Anyone interested in collaborating on a scenario for the 2008 London Mayoral election?

Labour

Ken Livingstone (incumbent)

And possibly a fringe challenger

Conservative

Actually held a full open US style primary

Richard Barnes - London Assembly member for Ealing and Hillingdon (withdrew in July 2007 and announced his support for Boris Johnson [7])

Andrew Boff [8]

Nicholas Boles - Policy Exchange think-tank director (withdrew in July 2007 for health reasons [9])

Victoria Borwick - Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea councillor

Warwick Lightfoot - Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea councillor

Lee Rotherham

Prospective applicants who subsequently publicly declared were:

Lurline Champagnie - London Borough of Harrow councillor and former mayor [10]

Winston McKenzie - former boxer [11]

Mike Read - disc jockey [12] (withdrew in July 2007 following a change in the voting system for Conservative candidate [13])

Borris Johnson - MP for Henley (the actual selected nominee)

Lib Dem

Brian Paddick

Chamali Fernando

Cllr Fiyaz Mughal

Green

Siân Berry (selected in an "closed" primary), Shahrar Ali, Shane Collins, Katie Dawson and Terry McGrenera.

One London

Damian Hockney

Peter Hulme-Cross

UKIP

James Whale

Gerard Batten MEP (selected)

BNP

Richard Barnbrook

Respect

Lindsey German

English Democrats

Garry Bushell

Stop Congestion Charging Party

Chris Prior

Independents

John Bird (social inclusion)

Nick Ferrari

Richard Fairbrass (congestion charge)

Some issues

Congestion charge

Social housing

Race relations

Environment

Europe

English Parliament (for the Eng Dems)

The map and region variable coordinates to go with it are what I absolutely can not do myself.

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