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Faversham and Mid Kent

Shows the general election results for Faversham and Mid Kent, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 66,425 and a turnout of 74.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Helen Whately
Majority
17,413
Electorate
66,425
Turnout
74.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 61.1%
Lab 26.1%
LD 6.5%
UKIP 3.4%
Green 2.9%

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 (%)
Helen Whately  Con 30,390 61.1 6.7
Michael Desmond  Lab 12,977 26.1 9.9
David Naghi  LD 3,249 6.5 -0.1
Mark McGiffin * UKIP 1,702 3.4 -14.6
Alastair Gould * Green 1,431 2.9 -1.0
* 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 LD UKIP Green MRLP Eng Dem NF Oth
2005 50.1% 29.1% 16.7% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4%
2010 56.2% 16.6% 19.6% 3.7% 1.9% 0.9% 0.0% 1.2% 0.0%
2015 54.4% 16.2% 6.6% 18.0% 3.9% 0.6% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 61.1% 26.1% 6.5% 3.4% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%