Annual Canvass of the Elector Register
The annual canvass of the Elector Register starts on 1 July 2020. The process has changed so please check your letter and follow the instructions carefully. More information visit our Annual Household canvass page.
Upcoming Elections and Results
Marden and Yalding Vacancy
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there is a vacancy in the office of Councillor for the Marden and Yalding Ward of the Borough consequent upon the resignation of Councillor McLoughlin.
Section 89(1)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended by the Local Government Act 1985 provides that an election to fill such vacancy shall be held after notice in writing of the vacancy has been given to the undersigned by two Local Government Electors for the area.
If an election is called, in accordance with the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the 2020 Regulations, Regulation 6 of the 2020 Regulations provide that an election to fill a casual vacancy that would have taken place in the period 16 March 2020 to 5 May 2021 (inclusive) will now take place on 6 May 2021.
This election will be held on Thursday 7 May 2020.
Marden Neighbourhood Plan Referendum
This referendum will be held on Thursday 27 February 2020.
One Maidstone Business Improvement District
On Friday 13 July 2018 there was a vote in favour of creating a Business Improvement District (BID) in Maidstone.
|Number of votes cast excluding rejected ballots||176|
|Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament of those who voted||£14,679,200|
|Number of votes in favour||135 (77%)|
|Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament of those who voted in favour||£12,266,700 (84%)|
|Number of votes against||41 (23%)|
|Aggregate rateable value of each hereditament of those who voted against||£2,412,500 (16%)|
|Having the same number as another ballot paper||0|
|Unsigned, unmarked or voided for uncertainty||2|
|Ballot Papers Issued||475|
|Ballot Papers Received||178|
European Parliamentary Election Results
There was a European Parliamentary Election on 23 May 2019 and here are the results.
|Party||Number of Votes||Candidate Awarded Seat|
|1||The Brexit Party||915,686||Nigel Paul Farage|
|2||Liberal Democrats||653,743||Catherine Zena Bearder|
|3||The Brexit Party||457,843||Alexandra Lesley Phillips|
|4||Green Party||343,249||Alexandra Phillips|
|5||Liberal Democrats||326,872||Antony James Hook|
|6||The Brexit Party||305,229||Robert Andrew Rowland|
|7||Conservative and Unionist|
|8||The Brexit Party||228,922||
Belinda Claire De|
|9||Liberal Democrats||217,914||Judith Bunting|
|10||Labour Party||184,678||John Howarth|
Votes in Maidstone
|Party or Candidates||Votes in Maidstone||Votes in South East Region|
|Change UK - The Independent Group||1,580||105,832|
|Conservative and Unionist Party||4,697||260,277|
|The Brexit Party||20,475||915,686|
|The Socialist Party of Great Britain||56||3,505|
|UK European Union Party (UKEUP)||127||7,645|
|UK Independent Party (UKIP)||1,062||56,487|
|McMahon, Jason Guy Spencer||55||3,650|
|Round, David Victor||32||2,606|
|Turberville, Michael Jeffrey||27||1,587|
|Want of Official Mark||0|
|Voting for more than one Registered Party or Individual Candidate||46|
|Writing or Mark by which the voter could be verified||4|
|Unmarked or Void for Uncertainty||152|
Result of Verification of Ballot Paper Accounts
|Verification Details||Number of Papers Issued||Number of Ballot Papers Verified||Variance|
|Verification of Ballot Papers||44,738||44,735||-3|
|Electorate (as at 9pm polling day)||118,258||Provisional Turnout||37.8%|