Mike Thornton won the Eastleigh by-election for the Liberal Democrats in 2013. The by-election had been caused by the resignation of former Cabinet member Chris Huhne following a conviction.

Mike Thornton was then a Member of Parliament for two years, until being defeated in the 2015 general election.


Eastleigh by-election: 26 February – Ashdown does micro-micro-targeting

With two days to go, the Liberal Democrats have the edge in the Eastleigh by-election according to a new poll. … Read the full post »