Medway Elects

Rochester and Strood
6 May 2010

An election was held in Rochester and Strood on 6 May 2010 to elect a member of parliament for the constituency.

It was the first election to take place in the constituency following a boundary review. At this election, the Conservatives won the seat with a majority of 9,953.

Mark John Reckless was elected as the member of parliament for Rochester and Strood.


The following result was declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Votes %
  Majority 9,953 20.7
  Turnout 47,971 64.9
  Conservative win (new constituency)

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

Vote Share

Election Expenses by Candidate

Candidates have individual limits on the amount they can spend during the election campaign. The limit for each candidate in Rochester and Strood in 2010 was £12,313.06 for the short campaign (the period beginning the day the individual officially becomes a candidate) and £30,163.06 for the long campaign.

  Candidate Long Campaign Short Campaign Total Expenses £ per Vote

To order the candidates by name, amount spent or the cost per vote received, click on the appropriate column heading.

Election Expenses

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