Oxford West & Abingdon Lib Dems are celebrating their third local by-election victory in a row since the General Election.
Helen Pighills held Northcourt Ward on Abingdon Town Council with an increased majority over the Conservatives.
This means that the Lib Dems retain all 21 seats on the Council.
Helen Pighills said:
I look forward to joining the hard-working and effective team of Lib Dems who are doing such a good job running Abingdon Town Council.
Constituency Organiser Neil Fawcett said:
After the disapointment of the General Election the local team have picked themselves up and worked very hard in the three local by-elections we have faced since May. Congratulations to Helen and our hard-working team.
LD Helen Pighills: 494 (55.3%) [May 2007: 768 (52.4%)]
Conservative: 294 (32.9%) [May 2007: 532 (36.3%)]
Labour: 105 (11.8%) [May 2007: 167 (11.4%)]
This represents a 3.1% swing from Con to Lib Dem.
Overall turnout was 24% and the turnout of Postal Voters was 71%