Chatham Central was a three-member ward which elected councillors for the first time in May 2003. , but is due to be abolished in May 2023 following a boundary review.
There have been five elections in Chatham Central ward. In the last election in May 2019, Labour received the highest number of votes and won all three seats.
Voters in the ward have only ever elected Labour councillors, although councillors have changed parties or chosen to sit as independent councillors between elections on two occasions.
The following councillors represented Chatham Central ward between 2003 and 2023:
|16 Dec 2022 - 4 May 2023|
|7 Oct 2022 - 16 Dec 2022 (Ind)|
|2 May 2019 - 7 Oct 2022 (Lab)|