2011 Referendum on the voting system for UK Parliamentary elections - 5 May

2011 Referendum on the voting system for UK Parliamentary elections

Ballot papers counted

Total number of ballot papers counted: 77,034.

Results

Wandsworth Referendum total votes cast
Number of votes cast in favour of Yes Number of votes cast in favour of No
30,152 46,737

The Turnout for Wandsworth was 37.1%

Wandsworth AV Referendum totals: No 60.79%, Yes 39.21%

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Referendum on the voting system for UK Parliamentary elections is took place on Thursday 5 May 2011.

All registered electors who are entitled to vote in UK Parliamentary elections and Peers of the Realm were entitled to vote in this Referendum.

A Referendum asks you to vote 'yes' or 'no' to a proposal.

Referendum question

This Referendum asked the following question:

At present, the UK uses the 'first past the post' system to elect MPs to the House of Commons. Should the 'alternative vote' system be used instead?