A resident leaves the polling station after casting her vote in the Eastleigh by-election in West End, Hampshire, southern England Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Britain's political parties are contesting a special election after a campaign overshadowed by scandals, including the criminal conviction of a former Cabinet minister and allegations of sexual misconduct against a party official. (AP Photo/Steve Parsons/PA)

Photo by: Steve Parsons

A resident leaves the polling station after casting her vote in the Eastleigh by-election in West End, Hampshire, southern England Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. Britain's political parties are contesting a special election after a campaign overshadowed by scandals, including the criminal conviction of a former Cabinet minister and allegations of sexual misconduct against a party official. (AP Photo/Steve Parsons/PA)