These can be held at any time between scheduled elections, usually when a councillor resigns or dies. The last by-election was held on 14 December 2017 for the Watcombe ward.
Results for local by-elections held in Torbay are available to view and download.
|Candidate||Description (if any)||Number of votes|
|LONG Swithin||Liberal Democrats||655 Elected|
|MADDOCK Daniel||The Conservative Party Candidate||355|
|NEAL Julia Elizabeth||Labour Party||121|
|TAYLOR Eleanor||Green Party||17|
Results of the by-election for Watcombe held on 14 December 2017.
Results of the by-election for Tormohun held on 5 May 2016.
Results of the by-election for Clifton with Maidenway held on 5 November 2015.
Results of the by-election for Cockington-with-Chelston held on 23 June 2011.
Results of the by-election for Churston with Galmpton held on 8 December 2005.
Results of the by-election for Blatchcombe held on 5 May 2005.
Results of the by-election for Wellswood held on 10 March 2005.
Results of the by-election for Roundham with Hyde held on 10 March 2004.
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