Tory Gordon Henderson has seen off a challenge by UKIP to retain his Sittingbourne and Sheppey seat.
Mr Henderson polled 24,425 votes - and a 49.5% share.
UKIP polled 12,257 and Labour were third with 9,673.
A man has reportedly been found dead in his cell at a prison in Kent - the third in as many weeks.
The Prison Officers' Association says there've been nine deaths in HMP Elmley on the Isle of Sheppey, this year.
Last month an inspection found the prison was overcrowded and understaffed.
A Sheppey man has been charged with a sexual offence.
Darren James Holmes, of Windmill Rise, Minster, is charged with inciting a girl under the age of 13 to engage in sexual activity in Sittingbourne between 1 January and 31 January of this year.
He appeared at Medway Magistrates' Court on 14 May and was remanded in custody to appear at Maidstone Crown Court on 30 May.
Video. ITV Meridian understands that no driver will be prosecuted after the multiple pile-up on the Sheppey Bridge a month ago. Police are still working on their report into the accident which involved 130 vehicles. Around 100 were damaged beyond repair.
There's mounting pressure for urgent safety measures on the Sheppey bridge in Kent, the scene of a terrifying 100-car pile-up in thick fog. Thirty casualties remain in hospital, eight in a serious condition.
The AA says a small investment in motorway-style matrix boards could have averted the disaster. Damage to vehicles will run into thousands of pounds. Compensation claims for injuries are expected to run into millions of pounds. Fred and Sangeeta linked to Derek Johnson.
Vehicle owners who were involved in the Sheppey Bridge crash yesterday are asked to call the Kent Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit to help locate their cars.
Their number is 01622 798538.
More than 100 vehicles were involved in yesterdays crash, which injured more than 60 people.
Investigation work on the Sheppey pile-up will continue in the morning. Both carriageways are now open following the series of crashes which injured more than 60 people.
Our weatherman Luke Castiglione joined Fred and Sangeeta to help us understand the weather conditions at the time of the crash.
Very quickly this morning, it became clear that a major emergency was taking place in Kent. Hospitals across the county - and in London - were put on standby to receive the injured. Most of the serious casualties were taken to the Medway Maritime Hospital.