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The Latest: London Mayor Boris Johnson wins Conservative seat in UK parliament; will do 2 jobs

  • The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler leave a polling station in Islington, north London, after voting the in the General Election, Thursday May 7, 2015. Britain's national election is expected to produce an ambiguous result, a period of frantic political horse-trading and a bout of national soul-searching. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler leave a polling station in Islington, north London, after voting the in the General Election, Thursday May 7, 2015. Britain's national election is expected to produce an ambiguous result, a period of frantic political horse-trading and a bout of national soul-searching. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE  (The Associated Press)

  • The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler leave a polling station in Islington, north London, after voting the in the General Election, Thursday May 7, 2015. Britain's national election is expected to produce an ambiguous result, a period of frantic political horse-trading and a bout of national soul-searching. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler leave a polling station in Islington, north London, after voting the in the General Election, Thursday May 7, 2015. Britain's national election is expected to produce an ambiguous result, a period of frantic political horse-trading and a bout of national soul-searching. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE  (The Associated Press)

  • East Belfast Alliance party candidate Naomi Long reacts after losing her East Belfast seat during the election results for the UK general election at the Kings Hall count center in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Friday, May 8, 2015.  (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

    East Belfast Alliance party candidate Naomi Long reacts after losing her East Belfast seat during the election results for the UK general election at the Kings Hall count center in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Friday, May 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)  (The Associated Press)

5 a.m. (0400 GMT, midnight EDT)

He's back. London Mayor Boris Johnson has once again won a seat in parliament, this time representing voters in the Uxbridge and Ruislip South district, as Conservative Party candidates did much better than expected in Britain's election.

The shaggy-haired mayor, seen as a possible future Conservative Party leader, had previously represented Henley.

"The people of Britain, after a long and exhausting campaign, have finally spoken," he said early Friday. "They have decisively rejected any attempt to take this country back to the 1970s. They want us to go forward with the sensible, moderate policies that have led to a sustained economic recovery."

Johnson will do both jobs until voters choose a new London mayor in 2016.