19 February 1998
A by-election was held in Gillingham South on 19 February 1998 to elect a councillor for the ward. The following result was declared by the returning officer:
Liyanage Dayantha Porambe
Dayantha Porambe Liyanage
Holman Pamela Margaret
Pamela Margaret Holman
|Liberal Democrat hold|
To order the candidates by name 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 the permitted number of candidates||0|
|Writing or marks by which the voter could be identified||0|
|Unmarked or voided for uncertainty||3|
Vote share for the ward is calculated using the "top vote" method, which uses the candidate from each party with the highest number of votes.
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