Referendum on the voting system for United Kingdom parliamentary elections

Published on 6th May 2011

Cheltenham's results are announced

Following polling day on 5 May 2011, a total of 35,712 votes were cast in Cheltenham, representing a turn-out of 41%.  Of these, 22,695 voted 'no' and 12,972 voted 'yes' to the alternative voting system.

Andrew North, counting officer said:  ''In view of the fact there has been no borough elections, 41% turnout in Cheltenham is very good.''

Find the national results on the electoral commission's official results page.

 

For media enquiries, contact: Katie Sandey, communications team leader, telephone 01242 775050, email katie.sandey@www.cheltenham.gov.uk