Zac Goldsmith has won the race to be the Tory candidate for London mayor.

Zac Goldsmith

Source: Annie Mole

The favourite for the Conservative Party nomination won 70% of the 9,227 votes cast using an online primary system.

The Richmond Park and North Kingston MP said he was “honoured” after winning

Goldsmith beat London Assembly Member Andrew Boff, MEP Syed Kamall and London’s deputy mayor for crime and policing Stephen Greenhalgh.

Goldsmith will now face off against Labour’s Sadiq Khan in the battle to replace Boris Johnson next May.