Mike Thornton, the Liberal Democrat candidate in the Eastleigh by-election, has tweeted that it is an "incredible honour" to be selected.
Delighted to have been chosen as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Eastleigh. It's an incredible honour and I look forward to the campaign!
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