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Sittingbourne and Sheppey

Shows the general election results for Sittingbourne and Sheppey, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 81,717 and a turnout of 62.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Gordon Henderson
Majority
15,211
Electorate
81,717
Turnout
62.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 60.2%
Lab 30.6%
Ind 4.2%
LD 2.7%
Green 1.1%
MRLP 0.8%
Ind 0.6%

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 (%)
Gordon Henderson  Con 30,911 60.2 10.7
Mike Rolfe  Lab 15,700 30.6 11.0
Mike Baldock * Ind 2,133 4.2 4.2
Keith Nevols * LD 1,392 2.7 -0.5
Mark Lindop * Green 558 1.1 -1.3
Mad Mike Young * MRLP 403 0.8 0.2
Lee McCall * Ind 292 0.6 0.6
* 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 Ind LD Green MRLP Ind UKIP BNP MRLP Oth
2005 41.8% 21.8% 0.0% 30.2% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.2%
2010 50.0% 24.6% 0.3% 16.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 5.4% 2.7% 0.7% 0.0%
2015 49.5% 19.6% 0.0% 3.2% 2.4% 0.6% 0.0% 24.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 60.2% 30.6% 4.2% 2.7% 1.1% 0.8% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%