The results of the 5 May, 2011 local elections in Medway are now available. Residents have cast their votes and returned a Conservative majority.

The results are: Conservative 35, Labour 15, Liberal Democrat 3, Independent 2.

The council is made up of 55 councillors who represent 22 wards throughout Medway.

For all the election results go to

The result of the referendum on the Alternative Vote will be announced on Friday evening. The turn out figure for the referendum in Medway was 39.76 per cent