On Thursday the most interesting by-election of this Parliament takes place.
Eastleigh, recently vacated by the disgraced Chris Huhne, sees the two Coalition parties fight it out. It is a Liberal Democrat stronghold, held since 1994. Even Labour’s 1997 landslide resulted in only a third place with 26.8 % of the vote.
Here is the 2010 result:
General Election 2010: Eastleigh|
|Liberal Democrat||Chris Huhne||24,966||46.5||+8.2|
|English Democrats||Tony Pewsey||249||0.5||N/A|
|National Liberal Party – Third Way||Keith Low||93||0.2||N/A|
|Liberal Democrat hold||Swing||3|
This by-election raises issues for left-leaning voters. Who do you vote for when the only real contenders are in Government delivering…
View original post 438 more words