Medway Elects
Rochester and Strood

7 May 2015


The following results were declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  Kelly Jane Tolhurst Conservative 23,142 44.1
  Mark John Reckless * Ukip 16,009 30.5
  Naushabah Parveen Khan Labour 10,396 19.8
  Clive Bryn Malcolm Gregory Green party 1,516 2.9
  Prue Bray Liberal Democrat 1,251 2.4
  Daniel John Terence Burn TUSC 202 0.4
Majority 7,133 13.6
Turnout 52,516 66.8
  Conservative gain from Ukip

* Denotes member of parliament standing for re-election

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Vote Share

Vote Change


Election Expenses by Candidate

Candidates have individual limits on the amount they can spend during the election campaign. The limit for each candidate in Rochester and Strood in 2015 was £15,640.71 for the short campaign (the period beginning the day the individual officially becomes a candidate) and £37,640.71 for the long campaign.

Candidate Long Campaign Short Campaign Total Expenses £ per Vote
  Mark John Reckless £33,987.06 £15,244.91 £49,231.97 £3.08
  Kelly Jane Tolhurst £28,190.62 £14,604.71 £42,795.33 £1.85
  Naushabah Parveen Khan £0.00 £3,403.44 £3,403.44 £0.33
  Prue Bray £1,080.00 £41.80 £1,121.80 £0.90
  Clive Bryn Malcolm Gregory £78.62 £653.25 £731.87 £0.48
  Daniel John Terence Burn £0.00 £0.00 £0.00 £0.00

To order the candidates by name, amount spent or the cost per vote received, click on the appropriate column heading.

Election Expenses

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