Pontefract North by-election result
A by-election held yesterday (Thursday 24 September) in the Pontefract North ward of Wakefield Council resulted in Labour holding the seat.
The by-election follows the resignation of Paula Sheriff MP who represented the No 12 ward for Labour.
The new ward councillor is Lorna Jane Malkin, who took the seat with a majority of 456 votes.
There was a 15.83% turn-out in the by election. The result leaves the make-up of the Council unchanged:
The results were:
|BROWN||Lucy Victoria||Yorkshire First||124|||
|DEARDEN||Daniel Krstan||Trade Unionists and Socialists Against Cuts||24|||
|GARBUTT||Nathan||UK Independence Party (UKIP)||453|||
|HILL||Anthony David||The Conservative Party Candidate||299|||
MALKIN||Lorna Jane||Labour Party Candidate||909||