European Union (EU) Referendum

Results

Here are the local results for Tendring:

The total number of ballot papers counted was82,703
The number of votes cast in favour of REMAIN was25,210
The number of votes cast in favour of LEAVE was57,447
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows: 
- No official mark0
- Both answers voted for17
- Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified2
- Unmarked or void for uncertainty27
The total number of ballot papers rejected was46

The national result can be found here: Electoral Commission website

Notice of referendum

Notice of Referendum Agents Names and Addresses

Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations – EU Referendum

EU Referendum 23 June 2016A referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union will be held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

Voters will be asked:
"Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?"

The options for voters will be:

“Remain a member of the European Union” or “Leave the European Union”

Who is eligible to vote in the EU referendum?

You can vote in this referendum if you are registered to vote in the UK (see key dates table below), are 18 or over on 23 June 2016 and are:

  • A British or Irish citizen living in the UK
  • A Commonwealth citizen living in the UK who has leave to remain in the UK
  • A British citizen living overseas who has been registered to vote in the UK in the past 15 years

Please note - the deadline to register to vote in the EU Referendum has now passed.

Citizens from EU countries (with the exception of Ireland, Malta and Cyprus) will not be able to vote.

The key dates for the Referendum are:

Dispatch of postal votes to overseas electors

Between Monday 23 May and Friday 27 May

Dispatch of postal votes to electors within the UK

From Friday 27 May

Deadline to apply to register to vote

Thursday 9 June

Deadline to apply for a postal vote

5pm on Wednesday 8 June

Deadline to apply for a proxy vote

5pm on Wednesday 15 June

How do I vote?

If you are registered to vote, there are three ways you can vote in the EU referendum.

1.  In person at your polling station

You will receive a poll card towards the end of May telling you where your polling station is. You can also check where your polling station is here.

Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 23 June 2016.

2. By post

To apply to vote by post, you will need to complete a postal vote application form.

Once you have completed and signed your application form, return it to Electoral Services, Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1SE by 5pm on 8 June 2016.

You will receive your ballot paper by post. A ballot paper can be sent overseas, but you need to think about whether you will have time to receive and return it so it arrives back by 10pm on 23 June 2016.

Find out more information about voting by post

3. By proxy

Voting by proxy means appointing somebody you trust to vote on your behalf. To apply to vote by proxy, you will need to complete a proxy vote application form.

Once you have completed and signed your application form, return it to Electoral Services, Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1SE by 5pm on 15 June 2016.

When you apply for a proxy vote you will need to state why you cannot vote in person. Your proxy must be registered to vote and eligible to vote in this referendum. Your proxy will vote on your behalf so you will need to tell them how you want to vote.

Find out more information about voting by proxy

More information will be published here as it becomes available.

Last updated on: 24/04/2017 - 10:04