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Elections and voting

Referendum on the UK's membership of the EU 2016

Breakdown of the result of the 2016 referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU).

The total number of eligible electors was: 69,757

The turnout was: 76.1%

Results for ERC voting

Results

The total number of ballot papers verified was      52,969
The number of votes cast in favour of remain a member of the EU was         39,345 (74.3%)
The number of votes cast in favour of leave the EU was13,596 (25.7%)

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

  • No official mark
0
  • Voting for both answers to the question
7
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified
0
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty
21
The total number of ballot papers rejected was28

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