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EU Referendum 2016

A referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union took place on Thursday 23 June 2016. Leicester city voted to remain.

Ballot verification

A verified total of 139,307 votes were cast in Leicester in the EU Referendum.


Voter turnout in the EU Referendum was 65.15%


Votes to remain in the EU: 70,980

Votes to leave the EU: 67,992

Leicester has voted to remain in the EU.