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.

20-Nov-2014 By-election

The 20-Nov-2014 By-election was held on 20 November 2014. A total of 13 candidates ran for election.

Summary

UKIP
UK Independence Party gain
Majority
2,920
Electorate
79,163
Turnout
50.6%

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
Mark Reckless
UK Independence Party
16,867 42.1% 42.1%
Kelly Tolhurst
Conservative
13,947 34.8% -14.4%
Naushabah Khan
Labour
6,713 16.8% -11.7%
Clive Gregory
Green Party
1,692 4.2% 4.2%
Geoff Juby
Liberal Democrat
349 0.9% -15.4%
Hairy Davidson
Official Monster Raving Loony Party
151 0.4% 0.4%
Nick Long
Lewisham People Before Profit
69 0.2% 0.2%
Stephen Goldsbrough
Independent
69 0.2% 0.2%
Jayda Fransen
Britain First
56 0.1% 0.1%
Mike Barker
Independent
54 0.1% 0.1%
Charlotte Rose
Independent
43 0.1% 0.1%
Dave Osborn
PSP
33 0.1% 0.1%
Christopher Challis
Independent
22 0.1% 0.1%