Virtual Doorstep: 22 Weeks ‘til Local Election 2019

It is said that elections are won on the doorstep, and that may well be true. Being armchair activists, it’s difficult to check up on that.
Twitter and blogs however are part of our social media present and future, and if the election was decided there, how would each of the wards be looking?


1. Chatham Central (current: 3 Labour)

Labour – Vince Maple / Harinder Singh


2. Cuxton and Halling (current: 1 Conservative)

Conservative – Matt Fearn


3. Gillingham North (current: 3 Labour)

Labour – Pat Cooper / Adam Price / Andy Stamp

https://twitter.com/naushabahkhan/status/1066386833045622784?s=21

4. Gillingham South (current: 3 Labour)

Labour – Clive Johnson / Naushabah Khan / Dan McDonald

https://twitter.com/naushabahkhan/status/1066386485660844032?s=21

5. Hempstead and Wigmore (current: 2 Conservative)

6. Lordswood and Capstone (current: 2 Conservative)

7. Luton and Wayfield (current: 1 Labour, 1 Conservative, 1 Independent)

Conservative – Michael Franklin / Ade Kosoko / Robbie Lammas
Labour – Tristan Osborne

https://twitter.com/robbielammas/status/1066311347561013248?s=21
https://twitter.com/robbielammas/status/1066655902667816960?s=21
https://twitter.com/cllrtrisosborne/status/1067006222371602432?s=21
https://twitter.com/robbielammas/status/1067542362463850497?s=21
https://twitter.com/RobbieLammas/status/1067911682712903680

8. Peninsula (current: 1 UKIP, 1 Conservative, 1 Independent)

Conservative – Phil Filmer / Harold Ogunfemi / Gloria Thienel
Green – Clive Gregory
Independent – Mick Pendergast
UKIP – Roy Freshwater


9. Princes Park (current: 2 Conservative)

Conservative – Tashi Bhutia / Gloria Opar


10. Rainham Central (current: 3 Conservative)

11. Rainham North (current: 2 Conservative)

12. Rainham South (current: 3 Conservative)

Labour – Dave Carman / Alex Chatfield / Eddie Peake


13. River (current: 2 Conservative)

Labour – Lia Mandaracas / Tony Scudder
Liberal Democrat – John Castle / Alan Wells

https://twitter.com/cllrtrisosborne/status/1066369781970948096?s=21

14. Rochester East (current: 2 Labour)

Labour – Nick Bowler / Teresa Murray


15. Rochester South and Horsted (current: 3 Conservative)

Conservative – Trevor Clarke


16. Rochester West (current: 1 Conservative, 1 Labour)

Conservative – Rebecca Ryan / Stuart Tranter
Labour – Alex Paterson / Elaine Thomas


17. Strood North (current: 3 Conservative)

Conservative – Jane Chitty / Steve Iles / Fatima Mitchell
Labour – James Braithwaite / Stephen Hubbard / Zoe Van Dyke


18. Strood Rural (current: 3 Conservative)

19. Strood South (current: 3 Conservative)

Labour – Funmi Ayeni / Anthony Hill / Isaac Igwe


20. Twydall (current: 2 Labour, 1 Independent)

Labour – Hazel Browne / John Lloyd / Mark Prenter


21. Walderslade (current: 2 Conservative)

22. Watling (current: 2 Conservative)

Labour – Jordan Hartley / Chrissy Stamp
Liberal Democrat – Paul Chaplin / Martin Rose


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