Richard MacKenzie
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By-election candidates who only expect to lose the seat

The media concentrate on the bigger parties and the candidates who are expected to win at the by-elections.

But most contests have a raft of candidates who have no hope of winning, or even saving their deposit.

In a Daily Politics film, Giles Dilnot found out why anyone would put themselves through such potential humiliation.

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  • 27 Nov 2014
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