Medway Elects

6 May 1976


An election was held in Rainham on 6 May 1976 to elect a councillor for the ward. The following result was declared by the returning officer:

  Candidate Votes %
  Short Ms. M. Ms. M. Short
1,330 4.9%
  Gunthorpe P. P. Gunthorpe
1,315 4.9%
  Gunthorpe Ms. L. Ms. L. Gunthorpe
1,288 4.8%
  Smithson B. B. Smithson
1,280 4.7%
  Easton D. D. Easton
980 3.6%
  Sutton R. R. Sutton
914 3.4%
  Turnout 38.5%
  Conservative hold
  Conservative hold
  Conservative hold
  Conservative hold
  Conservative hold
  Conservative hold

* Denotes a councillor standing for re-election.

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

Vote Share

Vote Change


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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