Medway Elects
Rochester & Strood
8 June 2017

Results

The following results were declared by the Returning Officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  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 Democrat 1,189 2.2
  Sonia Lesley Hyner Green Party 781 1.5
  Steve Ayorinde Benson Christian Peoples Alliance 163 0.3
  Primerose Chiguri Independent 129 0.2
Majority 9,850 18.3
Turnout 53,769 65.1
  Conservative hold

* 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.

Vote Share

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 & 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
  Primerose Chiguri £1,116.00 £1,116.00 £8.65
  Steve Ayorinde Benson £470.00 £470.00 £2.88
  Sonia Lesley Hyner £75.00 £75.00 £0.10

Election Expenses

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