Jon Ashworth of the Labour Party has become Member of Parliament for Leicester South after winning the by-election held in that Constituency on 5 May 2011.
Leicester South was the third by-election held since the 2010 General Election. There were 5 candidates on the ballot paper.
The by-election was called after the former MP, Sir Peter Soulsby, vacated his seat.
Jon Ashworth, Labour: 19,771
Zuffar Haq, Liberal Democrat: 7,693
Jane Hunt, Conservative: 5,169
Abhijit Pandya, UKIP: 994
Howling Laud Hope, Monster Raving Loony Party: 553