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Local English Democrat Chairman defects to Ukip

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March 20, 2013
John Edwards welcomed by Cllr Hugh McGuiness

  Eastleigh’s Ukip branch has welcomed another high profile defector from a rival party. John Edwards – the Chairman of Hampshire English Democrats – has resigned his position and signed up to the Euro-sceptics. Waiting to greet him at Ukip’s Market Street HQ were two of Eastleigh’s former Lib Dem councillors, Glynn Davies-Dear and...
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Police confirm investigation into political leaflets

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May 4, 2012
Blue Police Lamp

Hampshire Constabulary have confirmed to Eastleigh News that they are investigating a potential breach of electoral law after leaflets attacking the English Democratic Party were distributed in wards were two EDP candidates were standing for election. Leaflets bearing the imprint of the Unite against fascism party were found in Hiltingbury over the weekend. Hampshire...
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Eastleigh goes to the Polls

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May 3, 2012
Eastleigh goes to the Polls

Eastleigh goes to polls today. Polling stations opened their doors at 7 am on a dismal day. With only 15 of the 44 seats being contested and with a 34 seat majority in the Council Chamber Liberal Democrats are unlikely to lose their vice like grip on Eastleigh while the main Conservative opposition group...
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EDP complain to police over antifa leaflet

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May 2, 2012
EDP complain to police over antifa leaflet

Leaflets attacking the English Democrat party have been distributed in the Hiltingbury wards where two EDP candidates are standing in the Borough election. The leaflets bear the logo of the Southampton branch of Unite against Fascism – an organisation supported by broad range of politicians and Trades Unionists whose stated aim is to counter...
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BNP more popular than Lib Dems?

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April 30, 2012
BNP more popular than Lib Dems?

An online poll suggests Eastleigh residents are most in tune with Labour party policy and would  prefer to vote BNP rather than Lib Dem – even though there are no BNP candidates actually standing. Lib Dems come bottom of the poll in intriguing result from the website  Vote for Policies  which is trying to encourage...
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Eastleigh Election Round Up

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May 7, 2010
Eastleigh Election Round Up

Chris Huhne is now in London taking part in talks to try and form a government between the Liberal Democrats and the Conservative Party. Earlier on Friday morning he had secured re-election as MP for Eastleigh with an increased majority while Liberal Democrats in the neighbouring constituencies of Romsey and Winchester lost to the...
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Huhne Wins!

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May 7, 2010
Huhne Wins!

Chris Huhne has held Eastleigh with a convincing win – increasing his majority by about 3500. Despite coming second Maria Hutchings also increased the Conservative vote by 2500. This would have been enough to overturn the 530 defecit last time out – and the conservatives certainly felt they had done enough to win outright...
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Minority Candidates fail to impress in Waltham Chase

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April 23, 2010
Minority Candidates fail to impress in Waltham Chase

“They’re charming people, but they’re eccentrics” was the verdict of barrister Peter Herrity on the three minority candidates standing in the newly created constituency of Meon Valley. The last hustings of the campaign at Waltham Chase saw 150 people come to the Methodist Chapel to hear all six candidates. However, when English Democrat candidate...
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Full list of Election Candidates released

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April 20, 2010
Full list of Election Candidates released

A full list of candidates standing in the General Election on May 6th for the constituency of Eastleigh has been published today. The list now includes an independent candidate, a replacement candidate for withdrawn English Democrat candidate Malcolm Moore and a candidate from the ‘National Liberal Party’ who are expressly standing in an attempt...
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English Democrats officially withdraw

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April 15, 2010
English Democrats officially withdraw

The English Democrats Candidate for Eastleigh Malcolm Moore has written to Eastleigh News to confirm that he has withdrawn as a Candidate in the General Election. The 37 year old former Nurse and Timber Merchant said he had been unable to obtain the financial backing needed to continue campaigning. He said in a Statement:...
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‘Vote with Your Hearts’ urges Labour’s Leo

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April 10, 2010
‘Vote with Your Hearts’ urges Labour’s Leo

Leo Barraclough the labour Party candidate has reacted to remarks made by Gordon Brown on the Politics.co.uk website suggesting Labour voters should back the Lib Dems in seats where Labour cannot win – a statement which was described as ‘astonishing’ by the towns sitting Lib Dem MP Chris Huhne. Speaking to Eastleigh News at...
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General Election to be called on Tuesday

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April 5, 2010
General Election to be called on Tuesday

It is widely expected that Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be visiting the Queen on Tuesday to ask for the dissolution of Parliament in order to call a General Election on May 6th. However for the Candidates contesting the Eastleigh constituency this will be just a formality. The Bank Holiday Weekend has seen all...
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‘Wannabe’ MPs to get BBC TV grilling

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March 27, 2010
‘Wannabe’ MPs to get BBC TV grilling

Eastleigh’s main candidates in the forthcoming General Election will get a chance to go head to head while being grilled by top BBC political pundit Peter Henley on the ‘Politics Show’. Sitting MP, Liberal Democrat Chris Huhne will do battle with rival Tory Maria Hutchings and Labour PPC Leo Barraclough. Just 500 votes separated...
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