Gillingham and Rainham

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

Paul Chaplin

Liberal Democrats

1,372

Atta-Ur-Rehman Chishti (known as Rehman Chishti)

The Conservative Party

27,091

Martin Anthony Cook

UKIP

2,097

Clive Bryn Malcolm Gregory

Green Party

520

Roger James Peacock

Christian Peoples Alliance

127

Andrew Timothy Owen Stamp (known as Andy Stamp)

Labour Party

17,661

I, Neil Davies, declare that Rehman Chishti has been elected as Member of Parliament for the constituency of Gillingham and Rainham.

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

  • For want of Official Mark: 0
  • For voting for more than one candidate: 21
  • For writing or marks by which the voter could be identified: 0
  • For being unmarked or voided for uncertainty: 69
  • Total: 90

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: 38,103
  • The total number of verified postal ballot papers: 10,855
  • The total number of ballot papers verified: 48,958
  • The electorate: 72,903
  • Turnout: 67.15%

Neil Davies, Acting Returning Officer, 9 June 2017