2008 London Mayor and Assembly

The London elections took place on Thursday 1 May 2008 to elect a Mayor for London and members of the London Assembly.

Hammersmith & Fulham is part of the West Central constituency along with Kensington & Chelsea and the City of Westminster.

The total number of registered electors for the elections was 343,182 and the turnout was 48.48%.

Votes for the Mayor of London

The total number of first choice votes cast was 164,459 and the total number of second choice votes cast was 131,210. 

The total number of first choice votes rejected was 2,436 and the total number of second choice votes rejected was 33,249.

How residents in the West Central constituency voted for the Mayor of London
Candidate Party Number of first choice votes Number of second choice votes
Richard Barnbrook British National Party 1,883 5,128
Gerard Batten UK Independence Party 912 7,018
Sian Berry Green Party 5,438 25,199
Alan Craig Christian People's Alliance and Christian Party 1,591 4,687
Lindsey German Left List 900 2,111
Boris Johnson Conservative Party 91,515 16,068
Ken Livingstone Labour Party 47,705 16,889
Winston McKenzie Independent candidate 260 3,007
Matt O'Connor English Democrats 426 4,403
Brian Paddick Liberal Democrat 13,829 46,700

Votes for the West Central Assembly Member

The total number of votes cast was 162,239.

The total number of votes rejected was 4,140.

How residents in the West Central constituency voted for the Mayor of London
Candidate Party Number of votes
Abby Dharamsey Independent candidate 962
Merlene Emerson Liberal Democrat 15,934
Kit Malthouse The Conservative Party 86,651
Explo Nani-Kofi Left List 1,630
Murad Qureshi Labour Party 35,270
Julia Stephenson Green Party 16,874
Alex Vaughan English Democrats 1,858
Paul Wiffen UK Independence Party 3,060

Votes for the London wide Assembly seats

The total number of votes cast was 163,081. 

The total number of votes rejected was 3,352.

How residents voted for London wide seats on the London Assembly
Party or individual candidate Number of votes
Abolish the Congestion Charge 6,639
British National Party 3,841
The Christian Choice 3,210
The Conservative Party 78,860
English Democrats Party 1,056
Green Party 14,581
Labour Party 33,755
Left List 1,201
Liberal Democrat 14,308
One London 221
Respect 3,259
UK Independence Party 1,703
Unity for Peace and Socialism 359
Rathy Alagaratnam 88