Sadiq Khan Reelected as London Mayor, But by Smaller Majority • "London will have leftist Mayor Sadiq Khan in power for at least three more years after his victory was announced on Saturday evening, besting Conservative Party challenger Shaun Bailey. Despite months of polling predicting a landslide victory for Labour Party’s Sadiq Khan in the London mayoral election, Mr Khan only edged out the relatively unknown London Assembly Member by a margin of 40 per cent to 35.3 per cent in the first round of London’s preferential voting system. Although Khan failed to win an outright majority in the first round, he ultimately prevailed in the second round when second preference votes were counted. The La... read more