Colin Sargeant has been elected to Essex County Council following a by-election in Clacton.
Colin Sargeant, of Holland-on-Sea Residents’ Association, won the Clacton East seat with 1,781 votes. Ukip’s Ben Smith came in second with 961 votes and Conservative Richard Bleach picked up 628. Labour’s Christopher Bird came fourth with 387 votes and Lib Dem Rain Welham-Cobb came last with 49.
Please find below the result from the Clacton East by-election below:
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