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Eastleigh by-election: Liberal Democrat Mike Thornton wins

1 March 2013 Last updated at 02:33 GMT

The Liberal Democrats have held on to the Hampshire seat of Eastleigh, with their candidate Mike Thornton winning 13,342 votes.

He held the Hampshire seat, with a majority of 1,771, polling 32% of the vote, with UKIP second on 27%., Conservatives third on 25% and Labour fourth on 10%.