- Aug 20, 2008
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
The Press Association: Livingstone urges Londoners to 'vote Boris out'Ken Livingstone has vowed to eject Boris Johnson from City Hall after he was selected as Labour's candidate for the London mayoral elections of 2012.
And Mr Livingstone said the mayoral vote in Olympic year will provide a springboard to take on the coalition Government and return Labour to power nationally.
He said his message to those worried by David Cameron and George Osborne's cuts was: "If you want them out, first vote Boris out."
Mr Livingstone beat former MP Oona King by a margin of more than two-to-one in the ballot, scooping 68.6% of votes to her 31.4% and leading among both party activists and affiliated union members in the capital.
Thank God ... it was a longgg 4 years with Boris