Sadiq Khan is duly re-elected Member of Parliament in 2010 general election
Dr. Mozammel Haque
Sadiq Khan is duly re-elected from the Tooting Constituency as a Labour candidate in the 2010 general elections. He got 22,038 votes and the Conservative party candidate got 19,514 votes. Khan won by 2,524 votes majority.
Sadiq Khan was the first-ever Muslim to join in the Cabinet as Minister of Transport. He was first elected from the Tooting Constituency as Labour candidate in 2005 general elections.
After winning the election, Khan said, this election gives the "power to the people". He also said, "This is the highest vote Labour received since 1997."