Vikki Slade has been elected as councillor to represent the Broadstone ward in Poole following a by-election.
The results of the by-election, held on Thursday 13 October 2016, are:
Mark CHIVERS, Green Party, 57
Alan GERRING, UK Independence Party (UKIP), 121
Jason SANDERSON, Labour Party, 45
Vikki SLADE, Liberal Democrats, 2184
Marc UJVARI, The Conservative Party, 733
The official turnout for the by-election was 37.23 per cent.
Other councillors for the Broadstone ward are Cllr Mike Brooke (Liberal Democrat) and Cllr David Newell (Conservative).
The by-election followed the resignation of Cllr Joanne Tomlin due to personal issues.
The result means that Poole Council remains in Conservative overall control. There are 30 Conservative, 7 Liberal Democrat, 3 Poole People, 1 UKIP and 1 Independent members.
Borough of Poole is made up of 42 councillors from 16 wards.