Medway Elects

7 May 2015


The following results were declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  Purdy WendyWendy Purdy * Conservative 2,070 24.6%
  Saroy Asha Rani RitaAsha Rani Rita Saroy Conservative 1,632 19.4%
  Smith Diana MaryDiana Mary Smith * Liberal Democrat 1,180 14.0%
  Pranczke BenjaminBenjamin Pranczke Labour 1,030 12.3%
  Miah RajaRaja Miah Labour 1,017 12.1%
  Chaplin PaulPaul Chaplin Liberal Democrat 877 10.4%
  Lehmann RichRich Lehmann Green party 437 5.2%
  Roberts Avril EleeneAvril Eleene Roberts TUSC 161 1.9%
Turnout 66.5%
  Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat
  Conservative hold

* Denotes a councillor standing for re-election

To order the candidates by name, party or number of votes received, click on the appropriate column heading.

Rejected Ballots

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 6
Writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
Unmarked or voided for uncertainty 101
Total 107

Vote Share

Vote Change


Vote share for the ward is calculated using the "top vote" method, i.e. using only the candidate from each party with the highest number of votes.

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