Medway Elects

Rochester By-election
23 September 1903

A by-election was held in Rochester on 23 September 1903 to elect a member of parliament for the constituency after the Conservative MP James Gascoyne-Cecil was elevated to the House of Lords.

The Conservatives won the previous election in 1900 unopposed. At this election, they held the seat with a majority of 521.

Charles Tuff was elected as the member of parliament for Rochester.


The following result was declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Votes %
  Majority 521 11.6
  Turnout 4,487 86.2
  Conservative hold

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

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