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Highland votes Remain in EU referendum

24th June 2016

Michelle Morris, ­­­­­Senior Depute Counting Officer for Highland has declared the results of the European Union Referendum 2016 count in Highland.

Highland voters have voted to Remain in the European Union.

· The total number of ballot papers counted was 125,728

· The total number of votes cast in favour of Remain a member of the European Union was 70,308

· The total number of votes cast in favour of Leave the European Union was 55,349

· The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

o No official mark 0

o Voting for both answers to the question asked 27

o Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified 2

o Unmarked or void for uncertainty 42

o Total rejected papers 71.

At 6.00am today it looks as if UK will leave the EU.
Leave 52% Remain 48%

Scotland and Northern Ireland votes to Remain - England votes to Leave.

SNP may seek another referendum on Scottish Independence.

 

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