Referendum on membership of EU

A Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union was held on Thursday 23 June 2016. The question on the referendum ballot paper was: 'Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?’
The choices on the ballot paper will be ‘Remain a member of the European Union’ or ‘Leave the European Union.

Referendum Results in the Moray Voting Area

Referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union                                                                                                         

Certificate of verification totals: Moray Voting Area

The total number of ballot papers verified was    48,139

The total number of eligible electors was             71,370

The percentage turnout was                                 67.4%

Declaration of count totals: Moray Voting Area

The total number of ballot papers counted was                             48,139

The total number of votes cast in favour of  Remain was         24,114 (50.1%)

The total number of votes cast in favour of  Leave was            23,992 (49.9%)

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

No official mark                                                              0
Voting for both answers to the question asked                 16
Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified      3
Unmarked or void for uncertainty                                    14

Total of rejected papers                                                  33

Name Mark Palmer, Counting Officer
2:38am; 24 June 2016                                                          

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