Medway Elects
Alternative Vote
5 May 2011

A referendum was held asking the following question:

At present, the UK uses the "first past the post" system to elect MPs to the House of Commons. Should the "alternative vote" system be used instead?

The following results were declared by the Returning Officer:

OptionMedway%UK%
No54,54074.313,013,12367.9
Yes18,81725.76,152,60732.1
Turnout 39.8  42.2

To order the options by their ballot paper order, number of votes received in Medway or number of votes received in the UK, click on the appropriate column heading.