George Galloway's victory in the Bradford West by-election is the latest in a long line of notable by-election shocks
"Gorgeous" George Galloway's victory is the latest chapter in the career of one of the country's most controversial politicians.
"Mini-manifestos" written by the Bradford West by-election candidates themselves.
– Imran Hussain, Labour's candidate in the Bradford West by-election
First of all I would like to express my sincere thanks to all my supporters, to the hundreds of people who knocked on thousands of doors and put so much time and effort into this campaign. It was obviously a desperately disappointing result for me personally and for Bradford West Labour Party. We need to learn the lessons from this huge protest vote - a rejection of all three mainstream parties. We will be doing a lot of listening, and must start our fightback now to make sure Labour puts ourselves in a strong position to win this seat back in 2015."
George Galloway now 6/4 to retain Bradford West seat after costing us the largest byelection loss in our history. 500/1 to become PM by 2030
Galloway's byelection win very costly for bookies. Ladbrokes lost more on this than any previous byelection. Ever.
George Galloway - Respect 18,341
Imran Hussain – Labour 8,201
Jackie Whiteley – Conservative 2,746
Jeanette Sunderland - LibDem 1,505
Sonja McNally - UKIP 1,085
Dawud Islam – Green 481
Neil Craig - Democratic Nationalist 344
Howling Laud Hope – Monster Raving Loony 111