Conservative candidate elected in Cliff Jordan’s former Norfolk County Council seat

Ed Connolly. Picture supplied by: Norfolk Conservatives

Ed Connolly. Picture supplied by: Norfolk Conservatives - Credit: Harry Clarke/Norfolk Conservatives/Colin King

The results of a by-election to fill former Norfolk county council leader Cliff Jordan's seat have been announced.

Ed Connolly (Cons), Harry Clarke (Lab), and Andrew Thorpe (Lib Dem) spoke at a hustings in Yaxham ah

Ed Connolly (Cons), Harry Clarke (Lab), and Andrew Thorpe (Lib Dem) spoke at a hustings in Yaxham ahead of the Yare and All Saints by-election. Photo: Yaxham Parish Council - Credit: Archant

Conservative candidate Edward Connolly has been elected in the Yare and All Saints division, after receiving 955 votes.

Labour's Harry Clarke received 337 votes, and Liberal Democrat Andrew Thorpe received 182 votes.

The by-election was held on Thursday, July 12, and saw a turnout of 19.1pc, of an electorate of 7,726.


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