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Labour narrowly take Sittingbourne and Sheppey and the Conservatives cling onto Faversham and Mid-Kent.

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5
Jul


Labour candidate, Kevin McKenna becomes the new MP for Sittingbourne and Sheppey with 29% of the votes, narrowly fending off competition from both the Conservative candidate Aisha Cuthbert who gained 28% of the vote share and Reforms William Fotheringham-Bray with 26%.

The turnout in Sittingbourne and Sheppey was 51.85%

Mike Baldock and Matt Brow
The Independents - Mike Baldock and Matt Brown

A similarly narrow victory for resident Conservative MP Helen Whately in Faversham and Mid Kent who gained 32% of the votes, with Labour’s Mel Dawkins taking 29%.

The turnout in Faversham and Mid Kent was 62.71%

Mad Mike Young
Mad Mike Young - The Official Monster Raving Loony Party


I very briefly ventured to the count last night, where I encountered some of the candidates including everyone’s favourite Mad Mike Young who informed me of his pledge to make crime illegal and I noted the new addition in the brief case which he informed me was very handy.

 

Conservative - Aisha Cuthbert


 

Sittingbourne and Sheppey parliamentary constituency


  Name Party Votes % Share  
Kevin McKenna
Kevin McKenna LAB 11,919 29.1%
 
Aisha Cuthbert
Aisha Cuthbert CON 11,564 28.2%
 
William Fotheringham-Bray
William Fotheringham-Bray Reform 10,512 25.6%
 
Mike Baldock
Mike Baldock IND 3,238 7.9%
 
Sam Banks GRN 1,692 4.1%
 
Frances Kneller
Frances Kneller LD 1,321 3.2%
 
Matt Brown
Matt Brown IND 529 1.3%
 
Mad Mike Young
Mad Mike Young MRLP 223 0.5%
 

 

Faversham & Mid Kent parliamentary constituency


  Name Party Votes % Share  
Helen Whately
Helen Whately CON 14,816 31.8%
 
Mel Dawkins
Mel Dawkins LAB 13,347 28.6%
 
Maxwell Harrison
Maxwell Harrison Reform 9,884 21.2%
 
Hannah Temple
Hannah Temple GRN 4,218 9.1%
 
Hannah Perkin
Hannah Perkin LD 4,158 8.9%
 
Lawrence Rustem
Lawrence Rustem BDP 171 0.4%
 




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