Graphic: Eastleigh election results, 1955-2010

A graph showing election results in Eastleigh from 1955 to 2010, following Chris Huhne's guilty plea to perverting the course of justice and resignation.

Eastleigh election results: 1955-2010

Former Lib Dem cabinet minister Chris Huhne resigned as an MP today after admitting perverting the course of justice over claims his ex-wife Vicky Pryce took speeding points for him in 2003. He could face up to three years in jail.

There will be a by-election in his Eastleigh constituency, a two-way fight between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats:

The pressure will be off Ed Miliband, with Labour highly unlikely to win, the contest set to be a bloody battle between the coalition partners