Medway Elects
Rochester and Strood

12 December 2019


The following results were declared by the returning officer:

Candidate Party Votes %
  Kelly Jane Tolhurst * Conservative 31,151 60.0
  Teresa Margaret Murray Labour 14,079 27.1
  Graham David Colley Liberal Democrat 3,717 7.2
  Sonia Lesley Hyner Green party 1,312 2.5
  Roy Andrew Freshwater Ukip 1,080 2.1
  Chris Spalding Independent 587 1.1
Majority 17,072 32.9
Turnout 51,926 63.5
  Conservative hold

* 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 1
Voting for more than one candidate 20
Writing or marks by which the voter could be identified 0
Unmarked or voided for uncertainty 166
Total 187

Vote Share

Vote Change


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 2019 was £16,085.04 for the short campaign (the period beginning the day the individual officially becomes a candidate).

Candidate Short Campaign Total Expenses £ per Vote
  Kelly Jane Tolhurst £14,365.49 £14,365.49 £0.46
  Chris Spalding £6,494.13 £6,494.13 £11.06
  Teresa Margaret Murray £5,888.29 £5,888.29 £0.42
  Graham David Colley £3,324.64 £3,324.64 £0.89
  Roy Andrew Freshwater £936.98 £936.98 £0.87
  Sonia Lesley Hyner £0.00 £0.00 £0.00

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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