Medway Elects
Rochester and Strood By-election

20 November 2014


The following results were declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  Mark John Reckless * Ukip 16,867 42.1
  Kelly Tolhurst Conservative 13,947 34.8
  Naushabah Parveen Khan Labour 6,713 16.8
  Clive Gregory Green party 1,692 4.2
  Geoff Juby Liberal Democrat 349 0.9
  Hairy Knorm Davidson Official Monster Raving Loony party 151 0.4
  Stephen William Goldsbrough Independent 69 0.2
  Nick Long People Before Profit 69 0.2
  Jayda Kaleigh Fransen Britain First 56 0.1
  Mike Barker Independent 54 0.1
  Charlotte Rose Independent 43 0.1
  Dave Osborn Patriotic Socialist party 33 0.1
  Christopher CharleyQ Challis Independent 22 0.1
Majority 2,920 7.3
Turnout 40,065 50.6
  Ukip gain from Conservative

* Denotes member of parliament 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 one candidate 10
Writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 1
Unmarked or voided for uncertainty 37
Total 48

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