Medway Elects
Luton and Wayfield By-election

3 September 2009

Results

The following results were declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  Bhutia Tashi TamangTashi Tamang Bhutia Conservative 1,042 36.9%
  Whittington Sam KellySam Kelly Whittington Labour 1,038 36.7%
  Allanach GaryGary Allanach Liberal Democrats 223 7.9%
  Johnson RobinRobin Johnson Ukip 200 7.1%
  Ravenscroft Brian ChristianBrian Christian Ravenscroft British National party 186 6.6%
  Cartwright BrianBrian Cartwright Independent 87 3.1%
  D'Angelo Sarah MarchSarah March D'Angelo Green party 51 1.8%
Turnout 29.8%
  Conservative gain from Labour

To order the candidates by name, party or number of votes received, click on the appropriate column heading.

Rejected Ballots

The number of votes rejected and not counted at this election was:

Want of official mark 0
Voting for more than one candidate 1
Writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
Unmarked or voided for uncertainty 3
Total 4

Vote Share

Vote Change

Swing

Vote share for the ward is calculated using the "top vote" method, i.e. using only the candidate from each party with the highest number of votes.

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