Here is a full list of Eastleigh's by-election candidates:
- Colin Bex - Wessex Regionalists
- David Bishop - Elvis Loves Pets Party
- Jim Duggan - Peace Party
- Ray Hall - Beer, Baccy and Crumpet Party
- Howling Laud Hope - Monster Raving Loony William Hill Party
- Maria Hutchings - Conservative
- Diane James - UK Independence Party
- Dr Iain Maclennan - National Health Action Party
- Kevin Milburn - Christian Party "Proclaiming Christ's Lordship"
- John O'Farrell - Labour
- Darren Procter - Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition
- Danny Stupple - Independent
- Mike Thornton - Liberal Democrats
- Michael Walters - English Democrats
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