Conservatives in Britain won big victories in local elections. Conservative Boris Johnson appears to have defeated communist "Red Ken" Livingston as Mayor of London.
Rightist National Front member Giovanni Alemanno was elected Mayor of Rome.
The organizers of the recall against Andy Dillon turned in more than enough signatures to get on the ballot. There will be litigation, but the recall should make the ballot. Residents of Dillon's district are in for a long summer.