The referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union took place on Thursday 23 June 2016. The referendum asked you to vote on a question. For this referendum the question was:

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?
Results of the EU Referendum
Remain or Leave Number of Votes
Remain 27,935
Leave 47,889
Total votes 75,868
Rejected ballot papers
The no of ballot papers rejected No of ballot papers

No official mark


Both answers voted for


Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified


Unmarked or void for uncertainty


The total number of ballot papers rejected


Electorate: 102,961
Turnout: 73.69%

63.2% voted in favour of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union.

Other results

Regional results can be found on Borough of Poole Opens in a new window website. National results can be found on the Electoral Commision Opens in a new window website.