The independent elections watchdog
and regulator of party and election finance

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Previous referendums

On this page, you will find:

  • links to detailed results of referendums
  • public awareness work we carried about ahead of previous referendums

Results of referendums

You can view the national results and results broken down by voting area:

Reporting on referendums

Following referendums we publish reports on how the referendums were run.

Cost of 2011 referendum on UK Parliamentary voting system

In 2012 we published a report on the costs of running the 2011 referendum on the UK Parliamentary voting system. This is the first report on the costs of running a national poll

May 2011 campaign spending report

Analysis of campaign spending in the referendum on the UK Parliamentary voting system, and the elections to the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales and Northern Ireland Assembly.

Referendum question assessments

We are required to assess proposed questions for UK-wide, national and regional referendums. We carry out research to help make sure that voters can understand both the question and how to answer it.

Elections & referendums