By-elections are used to fill elected offices that have become vacant between general elections.

Notice of vacancy

Following the sad and untimely death of County Councillor John Blackie, Richmondshire District Council have now started the process for a by election for the County Council’s Upper Dales Division. 

Declaration of results 

Following a by-election on 16 August David Ryland Goode has been duly elected to the division of Knaresborough in the Borough of Harrogate.  View full election results here (pdf / 15 KB).

If a by-election is triggered in any of North Yorkshire County Council's electoral divisions, information will appear on this page.