Rochester and Strood

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Rochester and Strood is a Parliamentary constituency in Kent. Formerly named Medway, it was renamed for the 2010 general election to avoid confusion with the larger unitary authority.

The current MP is Kelly Tolhurst (Conservative).

2017 General Election

Candidates:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at Who Can I Vote For?.

2015 General Election

Candidates announced:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at YourNextMP.com.

2014 By-Election

A by-election was held on 20th November 2014 following Mark Reckless standing down in order to seek re-election upon his move to UKIP.

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Mark Reckless 16,867 42.1 N/A
Conservative Kelly Tolhurst 13,947 34.8 −14.4
Labour Naushabah Khan 6,713 16.8 +0.5
Green Clive Gregory 1,692 4.2 +2.7
Liberal Democrat Geoff Juby 349 0.87 −15.4
Monster Raving Loony Hairy Knorm Davidson 151 0.38 N/A
Independent Stephen Goldsbrough 69 0.17 N/A
People Before Profit Nick Long 69 0.17 N/A
Britain First Jayda Fransen 56 0.14 N/A
Independent Mike Barker 54 0.13 N/A
Independent Charlotte Rose 43 0.11 N/A
Patriotic Socialist Dave Osborn 33 0.08 N/A
Independent Christopher Challis 22 0.05 N/A
Majority 2,920 7.3
Turnout 40,065 50.6 −14.3

References:

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Mark Reckless 23,604 49.2 +6.6
Labour Teresa Murray 13,651 28.5 −13.1
Liberal Democrat Geoff Juby 7,800 16.3 +3.9
English Democrats Ron Sands 2,182 4.5 N/A
Green Simon Marchant 734 1.5 N/A
Majority 9,953 20.7
Turnout 47,971 64.9 +2.5

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/d72.stm

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