Medway Elects
UK Parliament

The UK Parliament is comprised of two chambers: the House of Lords, whose members are appointed by the government (usually for life); and the House of Commons, whose members are directly elected by voters in 650 constituencies under the "first past the post" voting system. Together, the UK Parliament is responsible for legislation affecting the whole of the UK.

Medway's Members of Parliament

Each of Medway's constituencies elect one Member of Parliament (MP) to represent their interests, and vote on their behalf, in the House of Commons. The current MPs are:

Current MPs
  Rehman Chishti
  Tracey Crouch
  Kelly Tolhurst

Medway's Parliamentary Constituencies

Medway is currently represented in the House of Commons by the following constituencies:

Constituency
  Chatham & Aylesford 1997 - Present
  Gillingham & Rainham 2010 - Present
  Rochester & Strood 2010 - Present

To see historical information for old constituencies covering Medway, please go here.

Elections to the UK Parliament

The following elections to the UK Parliament have taken place in Medway since 1918:

Election Date
General election 8 June 2017
General election 7 May 2015
Rochester & Strood 20 November 2014
General election 6 May 2010
General election 5 May 2005
General election 7 June 2001
General election 1 May 1997
General election 9 April 1992
General election 11 June 1987
General election 9 June 1983
General election 3 May 1979
General election 10 October 1974
General election 28 February 1974
General election 18 June 1970
General election 31 March 1966
General election 15 October 1964
General election 8 October 1959
General election 26 May 1955
General election 25 October 1951
General election 23 February 1950
Gravesend 26 November 1947
General election 5 July 1945
General election 14 November 1935
General election 27 October 1931
General election 30 May 1929
General election 29 October 1924
General election 6 December 1923
General election 15 November 1922
General election 14 December 1918
General election 3 - 19 December 1910
General election 15 January - 10 February 1910
General election 12 January - 8 February 1906
Rochester 23 September 1903
General election 26 September - 24 October 1900
General election 13 July - 7 August 1895
Rochester 1893
General election 4 - 26 July 1892
Rochester 16 April 1889
General election 1 - 27 July 1886
General election 24 November - 18 December 1885
Chatham 11 July 1885
General election 31 March - 27 April 1880
Rochester 14 June 1878
Chatham 16 February 1875
General election 31 January - 17 February 1874
Rochester 19 July 1870
General election 17 November - 7 December 1868
General election 11 - 24 July 1865
General election 28 April - 18 May 1859
General election 27 March - 24 April 1857
Rochester 8 February 1856
Chatham 23 June 1853
General election 7 - 31 July 1852
General election 29 July - 26 August 1847
General election 29 June - 22 July 1841

To view the results for each election, click on the election date above.

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