On Thursday 06 October 2016, voters in took to the polls to vote in the Parish of Ely - North Ward By-Election.
Polling stations nationwide opened at 7am and closed at 10pm.
The count venue was the Council Chamber, East Cambridgeshire District Council.
The turnout was announced as 16.17%.
At 23.03pm, the Returning Officer, John Hill, declared the count totals, which are as follows:
The total number of ballot paper counted was 855
The number of votes cast in favour of Edward Bengt Carlsson Browne (Labour Party) - 179
The number of votes cast in favour of Mark Cooney (Spotted in Ely) - 118
The number of votes cast in favour of Richard Gareth Llewelyn Morgan (no description) - 124
The number of votes cast in favour of John Yates (Independent) - 429
The total number of rejected ballot papers was 5.
The winning candidate is confirmed as John Yates.
Please see the official elections web page by clicking here
For all media enquiries please contact the press office at East Cambridgeshire District Council on 07841091934 and ask for Helen Rudd. Alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org