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Mayor Boris – Has he done it?!

By May 2, 2008Mayor, News

Can we dare to break out the champagne, ladies and gentlefolk? Should we uncross our fingers yet? Boriswatch noticed that the commentators on the BBC election coverage last night were talking as if Boris had won – and it seems that some commentators and bookies have decided the outcome already. AND IT’S A GREAT ONE!
With 40% of votes counted in each of the 14 electoral areas, Mr Johnson has the lead in 9 while Labour’s Ken Livingstone is ahead in five. Here is some of the latest chatter:

UPDATE: Follow ConservativeHome’s Boris-leaning live blogging of the results, or their interactive chatroom. Visit Ken-leaning live blogging at The Guardian.

PoliticalBetting: PaddyPower Pays out on Boris

DemocracyForum: Livingstone has Lost, says Portillo

48News: Boris “ahead in mayoral race”

Kevin Maguire: Mayor Johnson?

Independent – Waiting Game

Telegraph: It all points to a Boris Johnson win

Telagraph: Boris Johnson poised to become Mayor

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