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.
|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.
|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.
|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|
|UK Independence Party||1,703|
|Unity for Peace and Socialism||359|