Alternative Vote Referendum 2011

Referendum results

The first national referendum in 35 years was held on 5 May 2011, giving everyone the chance to decide whether Britain should change the voting system used at UK Parliamentary elections.

The final UK result was:

  • Yes: 6,152,607 (32.10%)
  • No: 13,013,123 (67.90%)

The results for Haringey were:

  • Yes: 30,310 (56.62%)
  • No: 23,223 (43.38%)

Turnout and voting breakdown:

  • Total electorate size: 150,299
  • Turnout: 53,655
  • Turnout as a percentage: 35.70%
  • Number of valid votes cast: 53,533
  • Number of spoilt ballots: 122
  • Spoilt ballots as a percentage: 0.23%