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Gillingham and Rainham

Shows the general election results for Gillingham and Rainham, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,903 and a turnout of 67%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Rehman Chishti
Majority
9,430
Electorate
72,903
Turnout
67%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 55.4%
Lab 36.1%
UKIP 4.3%
LD 2.8%
Green 1.1%
CPA 0.3%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Rehman Chishti  Con 27,091 55.4 7.5
Andy Stamp   Lab 17,661 36.1 10.5
Martin Anthony Cook * UKIP 2,097 4.3 -15.2
Paul Chaplin * LD 1,372 2.8 -0.8
Clive Bryn Malcolm Gregory  * Green 520 1.1 -1.3
Roger James Peacock  * CPA 127 0.3 0.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab UKIP LD Green CPA TUSC Ind BNP ED MIP Oth
2005 40.7% 40.7% 2.7% 15.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
2010 46.2% 27.7% 3.2% 18.1% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 2.5% 1.0% 0.2% 0.0%
2015 48.0% 25.6% 19.5% 3.6% 2.4% 0.0% 0.6% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.4% 36.1% 4.3% 2.8% 1.1% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
381 Gillingham and Rainham 19.3%
650 North East Fife 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
335 Gillingham and Rainham 55.4%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
424 Gillingham and Rainham 67.0%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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