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.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 7 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
9,850
Electorate
82,702
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
Kelly Tolhurst
Conservative
29,232 54.4% 10.3%
Teresa Murray
Labour
19,382 36.0% 16.3%
David Allen
UK Independence Party
2,893 5.4% -25.1%
Bart Ricketts
Liberal Democrat
1,189 2.2% -0.2%
Sonia Hyner
Green Party
781 1.5% -1.4%
Steve Benson
CPA
163 0.3% 0.3%
Primerose Chiguri
Independent
129 0.2% 0.2%