Britain has voted to LEAVE the EU

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EU Referendum

The outcome of the votes cast in the district of Newark and Sherwood for the EU Referendum was as follows:

  • Remain - 26,571
  • Leave: 40,516
  • The turnout was 76.86%

A total of 87,338 were entitled to vote in the district. The overall national result will be declared later this morning.

You can only vote if your name is on the Register of Electors.

The Register of Electors

The current register was last published on 1 December 2015. If you are not registered to vote you can not vote in the EU referendum.

Postal and Proxy Voting

If you are granted a postal vote, you will NOT be able to vote in person at this Referendum. This form must not be completed with an electronic signature.

If you have appointed a proxy to vote in person for you, you can still vote yourself, but only if your proxy has not already voted on your behalf. This form must not be completed with an electronic signature.

If you are granted a postal vote and you would like assistance on how to complete your postal vote pack, this video may be helpful to you.

Appointing and Emergency Proxy due to illness or employment 

If you have become unable to vote in person since the deadline to apply to appoint a proxy (5pm on Wednesday 15 June 2016) because of either Illness (PDF File, 75kb) or due to their Employment (PDF File, 67kb), you can apply for an emergency proxy.

To be effective for the EU Referendum, applications must be received by 5pm on Thursday 23 June 2016.

Notice of Referendum

The Notice of Referendum (PDF File, 8kb) publicises the referendum.

Notice of Poll (includes polling places)

The Notice of Poll including Polling Places (PDF File, 280kb) gives details of the polling places to be used.

Counting of the votes

Firstly, the ballot boxes will be verified to ensure that the number of ballot papers in each box is the number that has been issued (postal ballot papers that are to be included in the count will also be verified). Once verified, the ballot papers will be sorted and counted.

The verification of the ballot boxes and counting of the votes will take place at Newark Sports and Fitness Centre, Bowbridge Road, Newark, NG24 4DH, following the close of poll.

The Declaration of Result of Poll will be published as soon as possible following the count.

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