Medway Elects
Medway Council Election

1 May 2003

A full election to Medway council was held on 1 May 2003. It was the first election to be held under new boundaries introduced following a boundary review which took place in 2002.

A total of 187 candidates stood for seven parties, while a further six candidates stood as independents.

The Conservatives took overall control of the council with 30 councillors. This was the first time any party had won a majority on Medway council.

Labour retained their status as the official opposition on the council with 17 councillors.

The Liberal Democrats remained the third largest party on the council with six councillors.

Two independent councillors were elected. One of the independent Liberal Democrats elected in 2000 decided to stand as an independent, while the other did not stand again.

Results Map

Colour denotes the highest-polling candidate in each ward. If a candidate from a different party was also elected in the same ward, they are denoted by a star.

Summary of Results

  Party Seats Vote Change

Click on the name of a party to view only that party's candidates.

All Results

Councillors Elected

Ward Summary

To view the full results for each ward, please click on the ward name above.

Vote Share

Composition of the Council

Vote Change


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