Referendum on the UK's Membership of the European Union

For the Darlington voting area at the referendum held on 23 June 2016 under the European Referendum Act 2015

The total number of ballot papers verified was  55,195
The total number of eligible electors was  77,662
The percentage turnout was  71.07%
   
The total number of ballot papers counted was:  
The total number of votes cast in favour of REMAIN was  24,172
The total number of votes cast in favour of LEAVE was  30,994
   
The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:  
 No official mark  0
 Both answers voted for  0
 Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified  0
 Unmarked or void for uncertainty  29
 The total number of rejected ballot papers was  29

 

On Saturday 20 February 2016, the Prime Minister announced the Government's intention to hold a referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union on Thursday 23 June 2016.

On Thursday 3 March 2016, the Minister signed the EU Referendum (date, for example.) Regulations 2016, which came into force on Friday 4 March 2016, formally confirming the date of the EU Referendum as Thursday 23 June 2016.