Rochester and Strood

Rochester and Strood is a constituency in Kent, in the South East of England. The seat has been held by Kelly Tolhurst (Conservative) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
9,953
Electorate
73,758
Turnout
65%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Reckless, Mark
Conservative
23,604 49.2% 6.6%
Murray, Teresa
Labour
13,651 28.5% -13.1%
Juby, Geoffrey
Liberal Democrat
7,800 16.3% 3.9%
Sands, Ron
Eng Dem
2,182 4.5% 4.5%
Marchant, Simon
Green Party
734 1.5% 1.5%