Rochester and Strood

I, Neil Davies, the Acting Returning Officer for the constituency give notice that the number of votes given for each candidate at the election was as follows: 

Candidate Party Vote
Graham David Colley Liberal Democrats 3,717
Roy Andrew Freshwater UKIP Make Brexit Happen 1,080
Sonia Lesley Hyner Green Party 1,312
Teresa Margaret Murray Labour Party 14,079
Christopher Spalding, known as Chris Spalding Independent 587
Kelly Jane Tolhurst The Conservative Party Candidate 31,151

and declare that Kelly Jane Tolhurst has been elected as Member of Parliament for the constituency of Rochester and Strood.

The number of votes rejected and not counted by me at this election was:

  • For want of official mark: 1
  • For voting for more than one candidate: 20
  • For writing or marks by which the voter could be identified: 0
  • For being unmarked or voided for uncertainty: 166
  • Total: 187

Verification statement

The Acting Returning Officer, having concluded the verification of ballot papers, declares that:

  • The total number of verified ballot papers from the polling stations: 39,670
  • The total number of verified postal ballot papers: 12,443
  • The total number of ballot papers verified: 52,113
  • The electorate as of today: 82,056
  • Turnout: 63.51%

Neil Davies, Acting Returning Officer, 13 December 2019