The result of the by election, held on 10 August 2023, for the vacant seat in the Castle Cary division is as follows:
Kevin Messenger (Liberal Democrat) 1,247 (elected)
David Hall (Conservative) 614
Ewan Jones (Green Party) 415.
The turnout was: 28.3%. There were five rejected ballot papers.
A by election was also held for a vacancy on Pilton Parish Council. The result is:
Claire Connock – 294 (elected)
Andrew Shaw – 57.