ELECTIONS 2011: Leicester south by-election result - Labour retain seat
Labour retained the Labour South seat in the parliamentary by-election with an increased majority.
Jon Ashworth won his place in the House of Commons with 19,771 votes.
The by-election took place after former MP Sir Peter Soulsby quit to run for the role of Leicester’s first elected mayor.
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*Ashworth, Jon (Lab) 19,771
Haq, Zuffar (LD) 7,693
Hunt, Jane (Con) 5,169
Pandya, Abhijit (UKIP)994
Hope, Howling Laud (Loony) 553
Lab majority 12,078
2010 General Election result: Soulsby (Lab) 21,479: Gill (LD) 12,671; Grant (C) 10,066; Waudby (BNP) 1,418; Dixey (Green) 770 (1.63%); Lucas (UKIP) 720 (1.53%). Lab maj 8,808