A by-election will be held on September 10 to select a new councillor for Lytton.

A by-election will be held on September 10 to select a new councillor for Lytton.

Nominations closed in Lytton by-election

Two candidates will vie to replace former councillor Rob Austen.

Nominations have closed for the Village of Lytton by-election to choose a new member of council. The by-election was triggered by the resignation of former councillor Rob Austen, who has moved to the prairies.

Two candidates are standing for election: Huntley Smith and Richard Forrest. If neither candidate is successfully challenged by 4 p.m. on Monday, August 8, then the by-election will take place on Saturday, September 10, with advance voting taking place on Wednesday, August 31.