The result of the North Ormesby ward by-election held on Thursday, December 16 in Middlesbrough has been announced.
Labour candidate Nicky Gascoigne was elected to Middlesbrough Council with 172 votes.
The full results were:
Nicky Gascoigne (Labour) 172 - 74.4% (Elected)
Mark Horkan (Independent) 32 - 13.9%
Val Beadnall (Conservative) 20 - 8.7%
Ian Jones (Liberal Democrats) 7 - 3%
One ballot paper was rejected. The 231 votes cast represented a 13.3% turnout from an electorate of 1,750.