Labour held onto its seat in Freshney ward after seeing off a challenge from the Conservative Party.
The winner of the Freshney by-election on North East Lincolnshire Council was Sheldon Mill who took votes – a majority of 42.
It means the council composition will now sit at Labour 19, Conservative 18 Liberal Democrat 4 and Independent 1.
The turnout for the vote was 23.22 percent, a total 1,678 out of 7,225 eligible voters.
The result was as follows:
Loyd Emmerson (Greens): 24
Barry Fisher (UKIP): 78
Steve Holland ( Conservative): 650
Mick Kiff (Independent): 231
Sheldon Mill (Labour): 692
Spoilt papers: 3