The Labour party candidate John O'Farrell has tweeted on the morning after his defeat in the Eastleigh by election.
Mrs O'F just woke me with an affectionate 'Mornin' Loser!'From @mrjohnofarrell on Twitter:
Had hoped more would switch from Lib to Lab. Some did, but as many of ours went to UKIP. Lab % share up slightly. Result feels OK in contextFrom @mrjohnofarrell on Twitter: