2017 County & General Election Results

2017 County Election Results

Conservatives have won 67 of the 81 seats at Kent County Council (22 more than in the elections four years ago).  Here in the Shepway area they won Cheriton, Sandgate & Hythe East, Elham valley, Folkestone East, Folkestone West and Romney Marsh and came within 190 votes of winning Hythe West.  Across the district the Conservatives had a 43% share of vote well above any of the opposition parties.  Susan Carey had the largest vote (2,706), highest share of vote (54%) and largest majority (2,067).

Full results can be found HERE

2017 General Election Results

Damian Collins has held the Folkestone & Hythe seat for the Conservatives with an increased share of vote and increased majority.  The Conservatives also improved on their performance at the recent County Council elections winning nearly 55% of the vote on a 68% turnout compared to a 43% share of vote on a 34% turnout on 04 May.

Here are the full results

Party                Candidate                    Votes    Share of vote

Conservative         Damian Collins        32,197    54.7%

Labour                    Laura Davison         16,786    28.5%

Liberal Democrat    Lynne Beaumont      4.222      7.2%

UKIP                        Stephen Priestley      2,565     4.4%

Green                       Martin Whybrow      2,498     4.2%

Independent            David Plumstead          493      0.8%

Independent            Naomi Slade                 114      0.2%

Full results can also be found HERE