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Rochester West By-election

8 March 2018


The following results were declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  Paterson AlexAlex Paterson Labour 1,212 47.5%
  Kew Alan GeoffreyAlan Geoffrey Kew Conservative 1,007 39.5%
  Rose Martin JacobMartin Jacob Rose Liberal Democrat 119 4.7%
  Hyner Sonia LesleySonia Lesley Hyner Green party 107 4.2%
  McCulloch Martin RobRob McCulloch Martin Ukip 104 4.1%
Turnout 33.0%
  Labour gain from Conservative

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 0
Writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
Unmarked or voided for uncertainty 3
Total 3

Vote Share

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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