Referendums

A referendum can be called to consult the public on a particular issue or pose a specific question. They can be held locally or nationally and usually require the public to vote 'yes' or 'no' rather than vote for a candidate.

The EU Referendum 23 June 2016 Results

A Referendum asks you to vote on a question. For this referendum the question was: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

The local result: Harlow

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? Number of ballots
The total number of ballot papers counted was: 43,469
The number of votes cast in favour of REMAIN was 13,867
The number of votes cast in favour of LEAVE was 29,602

 

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: Number of Ballots
No official mark 0
Both answers voted for 1
Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified 0
Unmarked or void for uncertainty 19
The total number of ballot papers rejected was 20

 

Voting turnout for Harlow was: 73.56%.

The national result was announced by the Electoral Commission and Manchester City Council at Manchester Town Hall.