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Eastleigh by-election: the final round-up

Eastleigh by-election: the final round-up

Storified by Mark Pack· Wed, Feb 27 2013 15:18:54

Last night it was a case of another day, another dodged hustings for Conservative candidate Maria Hutchings:
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Maria Hutchings dodged the 38 degrees hustings for a public event in Hamble, but only 5 people turned up to meet her! #EastleighA C McGregor
If there was a prize of ‘most reluctant four legged canvasser’, I think we’ve found a winner:
This is my favourite photograph of the #Eastleigh campaign: @GregBarkerMP and the reluctant canvasser, his dog Otto http://pic.twitter.com/Pkj4mmk4jqDavid Jack
And a winner too for ‘best meme of the campaign':
A VIEW FROM HAM COMMON: That Sarah Palin thing has got a life of its own…A few weeks ago I sent a tweet around about the Tory Eastleigh candidate – and it got a very funny response… But in fact, the evidence …
As for other news:
Matthew d’Ancona: Eastleigh will be won on local issues not national politicsIt is curious to reflect that, whatever the outcome of tomorrow’s Eastleigh by-election, the Coalition is certain to be both triumphant a…
Everyone’s a winner if the Lib Dems win EastleighFor such a closely fought, seemingly make-or-break by-election, there is a single result in Eastleigh tomorrow that would suit all three …
Eastleigh byelection: Nick Clegg predicts ‘great victory’ for Lib DemsNick Clegg has said the Liberal Democrats are on the "cusp of a great, great victory" at the Eastleigh byelection, despite the problems h…
Did Labour miscalculate ex-LibDem voters in Eastleigh?I’m not sure why anyone expected any different. All the polling from Eastleigh is at least consistent on one point: Labour has only a min…
Eastleigh flop would be a crisis for David Cameron, top Tory warnsDavid Cameron’s leadership will be in crisis if the Conservatives come third in the Eastleigh byelection behind the Liberal Democrats and…
Conservatives could finish third in the Eastleigh by-election – TelegraphDavid Davis, a former Conservative minister and leadership candidate, warned that it would be "uncomfortable" and possibly even a "crisis…

Read the previous round-ups from the Eastleigh by-election

All the previous daily round-ups about the Eastleigh campaign are here.

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