Emily Clarke has been elected as a Councillor for the Castle ward of Lewes town in the by-election which took place on Thursday, February 3rd.

The declaration of the result of poll was announced by the Deputy Returning Officer at the count at the Town Hall after the polls closed at 10pm.

The results were as follows:

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Voter turnout was 43.14%, with 1100 votes cast.