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.

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

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