Major and minor referendums held in Wales including the UK wide ones.
51.9% voted to leave the EU on a turnout of 72.2% (higher than the 645 in 1975). The remain vote was 48.1%. Though conducted on a UK Franchise, results varied in parts of the UK particularly Scotland, Northern Ireland and London. Wales voted to leave while its Assembly supported Remain raising for some a problem […]
Yes 32.1% No 67.9% Turnout 42.2%, Held 5th May 2011 the same day as general elections in Scotland and Wales and local elections in some areas of England. AV, a weak form of proportional voting, was proposed as a reform of Westminster’s First-Past the-Post system which, now that there are many more political parties sharing […]
Yes 63.4% No 36.5% Turnout 35.3%. Held 3rd March 2011 Tags: TS major-referendums
93% NO on 27.6% turnout. Held 17th February 2009. Total votes cast 3, 679 which was 1.3% higher than local council elections. Council proposed building new school on recreational land. Result advisory. A reminder that local referendums usually advisory are still used in the UK and there is a long standing right in England and […]
Yes 50.3 on 50% turnout. Held 18th September1997. The date was one week after the Scottish referendum in the hope that the Scottish result would boost the Yes side. An example of domino voting in referendums. As the result was so close, it would be a brave observer who would deny the possibility of the […]
No 80% on 59% turnout. Held 1st March 1979 Tags: TS major-referendums
Yes 67.2% Turnout 64.5%. Held 5th June 1975. It was thought that Scotland would vote to leave being the least pro-EU part of Britain but an effective cross-party campaign by Scottish Tories and Scottish Labour politicians brought something of a surprise result to stay in the EU. Tags: TS major-referendums