Galloway may run for Mayor

Respect MP George Galloway says he may quit Parliament in 2015 to run as candidate for Mayor of London.

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Galloway: Running for London Mayor is attractive

I'm interested in running for the mayor of London in 2016 but I haven't decided. I like elections more than I like serving. I relish them in the way most politicians don't, and this is the only mass popular election that there is here.

Seven million people have the right to vote in it; it's the next best thing to a presidential election that you're ever going to get in Britain.

So, I relish running for the office, and the opportunity finally to be in power over substantial sets of important tasks in a city as great as London is obviously attractive.

– Geiorge Galloway, Speaking to Total Politics


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