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June 22, 2011

Labour voters disenchanted with Ken’s candidacy.

Probably the most interesting statistic in yesterday’s YouGov poll – other than the fact that Boris has opened up a reasonable lead – was that only 63% of Labour supporters would vote for Ken Livingstone if the mayoral election was tomorrow. Although it’s easy for us to guess why that might be, it’s more useful to hear the actual views of one of those people who would class themselves as a Labour supporter yet isn’t at all enamoured with Ken. Cue Janice Turner – a left-wing Times columnist:

With the poll suggesting nearly 20% of Labour supporters would vote for Boris at the election, it seems that Turner is not alone in her frustration at Ken’s candidacy.

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