Boris confirms he’ll run for London Mayor again in 2012

The least well-kept secret in London politics was outed today, when Boris Johnson finally confirmed that he would run for re-election as London Mayor in 2012.

Johnson, an Eton School buddy of Prime Minster “Call Me Dave” Cameron, will be opposed by either Oonagh King or former London Mayor Ken Livingstone, who are vying for Labour’s nomination.

It is front-page news in today’s Evening Standard, but has been trailed widely beforehand, as the Guardian‘s London blogger Dave Hill notes: Boris Johnson: yes, he’ll run again in 2012 | UK news | guardian.co.uk.

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