The result of the Ayresome ward by-election held on Thursday, August 17 in Middlesbrough has been announced.
Independent candidate Jackie Young was elected to Middlesbrough Council with 318 votes.
The by-election was held after former Labour Councillor Antony High resigned in June.
The full results were:
Jackie Young (Independent) – 318
Mick Thompson (Labour) – 294
Claire Brent (Lib Dem) – 201
Matthew Harris (Green Party) – 32
Sajid Hussain (Conservative) – 30
Jon Rathmell (Independent) - 5
Three ballot papers were rejected. The 880 votes cast represented a 20.9% turnout from an electorate of 4,224.