Medway Elects

7 May 1987


An election was held in Holcombe on 7 May 1987 to elect three councillors for the ward. The following result was declared by the returning officer:

  Candidate Votes %
  Best G. G. Best
950 12.1%
  Hewson M. M. Hewson
930 11.8%
  Lyons Ms. G. Ms. G. Lyons
604 7.7%
  Rhodes Ms. I. Ms. I. Rhodes
91 1.2%
  Turnout 42.3%
  SDP-Liberal Alliance gain from Labour
  Labour hold
  Labour 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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