Alston Moor ward by-election result August 2016

Declaration of Result of Alston Moor Ward by-election result August 2016 
Name of Candidate Political Group Votes recorded
(E): Elected
Sheriff, Thomas Liberal Democrats 302 (E)
Harrison, Stephen John The Conservative Party Candidate 251

And I hereby declare that the said Thomas Sheriff has been duly elected Councillor for the said ward.

The Number of Ballot Papers Rejected was as follows:

Number of Ballot Papers rejected for Alston Moor Ward by-election result August 2016 
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of ballot papers
Want of an official mark 0
Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to 2
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 1
Rejected in part 0
Total spoilt votes 3
Turnout and rejected papers for Alston Moor Ward by-election result August 2016 
Vacant Seats: 1
Electorate: 1,686
Ballot papers verified: 556
Turnout: 33%