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EU Referendum 2016

The referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union was held on Thursday 23 June 2016.

The referendum question was:

“Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?”

In South Ayrshire, the total number of ballot papers counted was 61,542.

  • The total number of votes cast in favour of REMAIN was 36,265
  • The total number of votes cast in favour of LEAVE was 25,241
  • The number of ballot papers rejected was 36

The turnout for the South Ayrshire Council area was 69.8%, with 61,542 voters returning a ballot paper from a total registered electorate of 88,116.

Details of the totals from across the UK and the national result are available here.


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