Medway Elects
Rochester West

2 May 2019


The following results were declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  Tranter Stuart AlbertStuart Albert Tranter * Conservative 1,248 22.4%
  Paterson AlexAlex Paterson * Labour 1,126 20.2%
  Ryan RebeccaRebecca Ryan Conservative 1,017 18.3%
  Thomas Elaine OrfordElaine Orford Thomas Labour 775 13.9%
  Jamieson Catriona MargaretCatriona Margaret Jamieson Green party 431 7.7%
  Newton RobertRobert Newton Ukip 335 6.0%
  Holloway Anita JaneAnita Jane Holloway Liberal Democrat 244 4.4%
  Da Rui MinaMina Da Rui Animal Welfare party 229 4.1%
  Loftus PeterPeter Loftus Liberal Democrat 166 3.0%
Turnout 2,980 39.1%
  Conservative hold
  Labour 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 0
Writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
Unmarked or voided for uncertainty 9
Total 9

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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