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2:37am Friday 1st March 2013
Mike Thornton is the new MP for Eastleigh after the Liberal Democrats swept to victory n the by election. this morning
12:04pm Friday 1st March 2013
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has hailed his party's success in the Eastleigh by-election, telling activists in the Hampshire town: "We held our nerve, we stood our ground... we overcame the odds and we won a stunning victory."
3:18am Friday 1st March 2013
Mike Thornton used his first speech as Eastleigh MP to pledge to become a "hard working constituency MP".
3:46am Friday 1st March 2013
The wife of new MP Mike Thornton said she was "overwhelmed" by his victory.
4:34am Friday 1st March 2013
Here is the full list of election results from the Eastleigh by election.
4:26am Friday 1st March 2013
Defeated Conservative candidate Maria Hutchings left the count without speaking to waiting press after the result.
3:57am Friday 1st March 2013
THEY WERE expecting a late night and a tight vote. In the end it was neither.
7:27am Thursday 28th February 2013
Liberal Democrat Mike Thornton swept to victory in the Eatleigh by-election.
5:35pm Wednesday 27th February 2013
The good people of Eastleigh have had to put up with quite a lot over the last few weeks - and it seems as though this householder has just about had enough.
12:01pm Wednesday 27th February 2013
THE parties rolled out their big guns in the countdown to the Eastleigh by-election.
4:39pm Tuesday 26th February 2013
MORE big name politicans have descended on Eastleigh today as by-election fever continues to grip the town.
5:15pm Monday 25th February 2013
As the candidates enter the final days of canvassing in the Eastleigh by-election a Daily Echo poll has revealed it is going to go down to the wire.
1:47pm Sunday 24th February 2013
Today all the candidates in the Eastleigh by-election make a video plea for your vote....
10:30am Sunday 24th February 2013
With just four days left before Eastleigh goes to the polls the pressure is mounting on the main candidates. Today, the Daily Echo looks beyond the rows and political mud-slinging to discover the real personalities behind the rosettes.
10:50am Sunday 24th February 2013
LIBERAL Democrat big-hitter Simon Hughes rallied the troops to get behind candidate MIke Thornton.
10:46am Sunday 24th February 2013
TWO more senior Tories strode into Eastleigh to back Maria Hutchings’ by-election campaign.
8:09am Tuesday 26th February 2013
BY-ELECTION candidate Darren Procter is standing for the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition.
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Eastleigh by-election candidates
- Colin Bex - Wessex regionalists
- David Bishop - Elvis Loves Pets Party
- Jim Duggan - Peace Party
- Ray Hall - Beer, Baccy and Crumpet Party
- Howling Laud Hope - Monster Raving Loony William Hill Party
- Maria Hutchings - Conservative
- Diane James - UK Independence Party
- Dr Iain MacLennan - National Health Action Party
- Kevin Milburn - Christian Party
- John O’Farrell - Labour
- Darren Procter - Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
- Danny Stupple - Independent
- Mike Thornton - Liberal Democrats
- Michael Walters - The English Democrats
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