Alternative Vote Referendum 2011

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

The final UK result was:

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

The results for Haringey were:

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

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%