8 June 2017
The following results were declared by the returning officer:
|Kelly Jane Tolhurst *||Conservative||29,232||54.4|
|Teresa Margaret Murray||Labour||19,382||36.0|
|David John Allen||Ukip||2,893||5.4|
|Bart Lloyd Ricketts||Liberal Democrats||1,189||2.2|
|Sonia Lesley Hyner||Green party||781||1.5|
|Steve Ayorinde Benson||Christian Peoples Alliance||163||0.3|
* Denotes member of parliament standing for re-election
To order the candidates by name, party or number of votes received, click on the appropriate column heading.
The number of votes rejected and not counted at this election was:
|Want of official mark||0|
|Voting for more than one candidate||12|
|Writing or marks by which the voter could be identified||0|
|Unmarked or voided for uncertainty||58|
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 2017 was £15,800.73 for the short campaign (the period beginning the day the individual officially becomes a candidate).
|Candidate||Short Campaign||Total Expenses||£ per Vote|
|Kelly Jane Tolhurst||£11,636.51||£11,636.51||£0.40|
|Teresa Margaret Murray||£5,161.75||£5,161.75||£0.27|
|David John Allen||£3,975.84||£3,975.84||£1.37|
|Bart Lloyd Ricketts||£1,161.97||£1,161.97||£0.98|
|Steve Ayorinde Benson||£470.00||£470.00||£2.88|
|Sonia Lesley Hyner||£75.00||£75.00||£0.10|
To order the candidates by name, amount spent or the cost per vote received, click on the appropriate column heading.
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