Virginia McVea, the Chief Electoral Officer, has given notice that Mr. Thompson had been returned to fill the vacancy in the Waterside District Electoral Area (DEA).
He held the seat in 2011 and was returned to the new Derry City and Strabane District Council in 2014 in the same area before losing his seat to Philip McKinney of the Alliance Party in 2019.
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Mr. Thompson is a former group leader of the DUP on DC&SDC.