The third British Presidential election was held in 2004, one year following the snap general election held in 2003 following the British Constitutional Crisis.
|‹ 1997 2011 ›|
|British Presidential election, 2004 Second Round|
|6th May and 20th May 2004|
|Nominee||Neil Kinnock||Simon Hughes|
|Party||[[Leftist Alliance|Template:Leftist Alliance/meta/shortname]]||[[Social Liberal Party|Template:Social Liberal Party/meta/shortname]]|
Following the 2003 British Constitutional Crisis, and the controversy surrounding his role in it, incumbent President David Steel announced that he would not be seeking a third term as President. Following Steel's announcement Simon Hughes won the Social Liberal nomination in a close race against Malcolm Bruce.
The election was won by Neil Kinnock who became the first Left wing President of the British Republic, whilst Simon Hughes only narrowly defeated Conservative Candidate Michael Portillo in reaching the second round of voting with a lead of only just over 200 votes.
|Candidate||Party||Number of Votes||Percentage Of Votes||Second Round Votes||Second Round Percentage|
|Neil Kinnock||Leftist Alliance||9,102,321||26.6||16,837,281||52.7|
|Simon Hughes||Social Liberal Party||7,992,129||23.4||15,086,010||47.3|
|Michael Portillo||Conservative Party||7,991,921||23.3|
|Jean Lambert||Green Party||5,203,329||15.2|
|Arthur Scargill||Worker's Party||2,120,513||6.2|
|Ian Anderson||British Union of Fascists||1,327,329||3.9|
|Alex Salmond||Scottish National Party||420,102||1.2|
|David Sutch||Monster Raving Loony Party||44,178||0.13|