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Elections: Turnout

Published Thursday, January 9, 2014

This note looks at turnout in UK elections.

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The extent to which voters turnout to vote at elections in the United Kingdom varies considerably between different types of election. This note provides a range of statistics on turnout at both national and local elections as well as for the devolved administrations. It also provides international comparisons and turnout at European Parliamentary elections.

Commons Briefing papers SN01467

Authors: Aliyah Dar; Adam Mellows-Facer

Topic: Election results : UK

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