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The Lib Dems Are Now Represented By Eight Middle-Aged White Guys

They had 57 MPs in 2010. But here's who's left now.

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1. Nick Clegg

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The Liberal Democrat leader held his Sheffield Hallam seat with a narrow 2,353 majority over Labour rival Oliver Coppard.

2. Norman Lamb

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The health minister held Norfolk North with a 4,043 majority over the Conservatives.

3. John Pugh

Liberal Democrats

Pugh held Southport with a slim 1,322 majority over the Tories.

4. Tom Brake

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The deputy Commons leader held Carshalton and Wallington with a 1,510 majority over the Tories.

5. Alistair Carmichael

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The Scottish secretary was the only Lib Dem MP who managed to fend off the SNP. He won with a wafer-thin 817 majority in Orkney and Shetland.

6. Tim Farron

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Farron, long tipped as a future Lib Dem leader, held Westmorland and Lonsdale with an impressive 8,949 majority over the Tories.

7. Mark Williams

Liberal Democrats

Williams held on to the mid Wales seat of Ceredigion with a 3,067 majority over Plaid Cymru.

8. Greg Mulholland

Liberal Democrats

Mulholland held on to Leeds North West with a 2,907 majority over Labour.

Emily Ashton is a senior political correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Emily Ashton at emily.ashton@buzzfeed.com.

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