Old Town ward by-election - 12 July 2018

Following the resignation of a former council member, a council by election was held in Old Town ward.

The electorate was 8277, there were three rejected votes and the voter turnout was 15% (1242 votes cast).

Jo Newing, of the Labour Party, has been duly elected to serve on the Old Town ward.

Party Last name First name Number of votes
Liberal Democrats Bennett Kevin 124
The Yorkshire Party Devoy Tony 47
Democrats and Veterans Party Felton Gavin 338
British National Party Houston Christopher 25
Labour Party Newing Jo 548 - Elected
The Conservative Party Watkinson Clive 157