Eastleigh is a town in Hampshire and also the local government district that contains the town.
In the Eastleigh by-election of 2013, the Conservative candidate, Maria Hutchings, failed to take the seat from the Liberal Democrats. She had previously announced that she was opposed to equal marriage.
- http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2013/03/01/anti-gay-marriage-tory-candidate-maria-hutchings-loses-eastleigh-by-election-to-pro-equality-lib-dem/ Scott Roberts, "Anti-gay marriage Tory candidate Maria Hutchings loses Eastleigh by-election to pro-equality Lib Dem". Pink News 1 March 2013.