Conservative Mike Taylor wins by-election for seat on West Norfolk council

West Norfolk council is launching its own lottery. Picture: Ian Burt.

West Norfolk council is launching its own lottery. Picture: Ian Burt. - Credit: IAN BURT

Conservative Mike Taylor has won a by-election for a seat on West Norfolk council.

Voters in its St Margaret's with St Nicholas ward in King's Lynn went to the polls to elect a new councillor on August 3.

Mr Taylor came first, with 253 votes. He was followed by Francis Bone (Lab) with 210 votes, Helen Russell-Johnson (Lib Dem) with 173 and Rob Archer (Green) with 63.

Some 406 votes were cast at polling stations. There were also 297 postal votes included in the count.


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