The official turnout figure for Thanet is 15.1% with 14,671 people having voted.
the figures for the rest of Kent are pretty awful too.
The full turn-out figures for each district voting is as follows:
Tunbridge Wells - 18 per cent
Ashford - 17.3
Canterbury - 15.7
Dartford – 14.3
Dover – 18.4
Gravesham – 13.9
Maidstone – 16.6
Medway – 15.7
Sevenoaks – 16
Shepway – 20.3
Swale – 14.8
Thanet – 15.1
Tonbridge & Malling – 16.3
The average turn-out across the county was 16.3 per cent
The total number of votes cast was 208,762
Total number of people eligible to vote in the county is 1,281,968
As you see it isn't much of a mandate for anything really.
Plenty of info from other sources on the web, I putting the information here mainly so we can find it in the future.