Boris Johnson Re-Elected Mayor Of London

By: AP
By: AP

LONDON (AP) -- London's rumpled, comic and often outright offensive Boris Johnson has been declared the winner of a surprisingly close mayoral race in the British capital.
The election results confirmed late Friday install Johnson, a Conservative, as the unpredictable host of the upcoming 2012 Olympics.
Known best for his shock of blond hair, and sometimes shocking outbursts, Johnson's victory was a bright spot on a rough day for his colleagues in Prime Minister David Cameron's governing Conservative Party, who took a drubbing in local elections as voters punished them for biting austerity measures and Britain's stalled economy.
Johnson narrowly beat out Labour's Ken Livingstone, his leftist predecessor as mayor. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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