Red Ken battling Blues for best seat in London
Ken Livingston has been selected as Labour's London Mayoral candidate and William Hill make him the EVEN MONEY second favourite to take the reins in 2012 for a third time.
Boris Johnson is the 8/11 favourite to secure a second consecutive term, while Lembit Opik is 33/1 to provide a challenge should he be selected by the Liberal Democrats.
"In the blue corner we have Boris and in the red corner we have Ken. It will be an incredibly tight contest between two political heavyweights," said Hill's spokesman Joe Crilly.
William Hill Next London Mayor Odds: 8/11 Boris Johnson; 1/1 Ken Livingstone; 33/1 Lembit Opik