Referendum: How Essex Voted

Every district in Essex has voted to leave the EU - with four out of five of those eligible to vote turning out.

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Uttlesford had the highest 'Remain' share at 49% whilst Thurrock and Castle Point had the county's biggest percentage of 'Leave' voters with 72%,

Chelmsford's Conservative MP, Robert Halfon, tweeted that "Now Referendum is over, Conservative family needs to come together, unite to implement manifesto of social reform and compassionate conservatism"

Read more: UK Votes To Leave EU: A Complete Guide

Five of the county's 18 MPs had said they wanted to remain in the EU, with the remainder saying they wanted to leave.

Here are the results for each council area in Essex and East Hertfordshire:


BARKING & DAGENHAM

Remain 27,750 (37.56%)

Leave 46,130 (62.44%)

Leave maj 18,380 (24.88%)

Electorate 115,801; Turnout 73,880 (63.80%)


BASILDON

Remain 30,748 (31.38%)

Leave 67,251 (68.62%)

Leave maj 36,503 (37.25%)

Electorate 132,762; Turnout 97,999 (73.82%)

 

BRAINTREE

Remain 33,523 (38.87%)

Leave 52,713 (61.13%)

Leave maj 19,190 (22.25%)

Electorate 112,566; Turnout 86,236 (76.61%)

 

BRENTWOOD

Remain 19,077 (40.85%)

Leave 27,627 (59.15%)

Leave maj 8,550 (18.31%)

Electorate 58,777; Turnout 46,704 (79.46%)

 

BROXBOURNE

Remain 17,166 (33.74%)

Leave 33,706 (66.26%)

Leave maj 16,540 (32.51%)

Electorate 68,990; Turnout 50,872 (73.74%)

 

CASTLE POINT

Remain 14,154 (27.30%)

Leave 37,691 (72.70%)

Leave maj 23,537 (45.40%)

Electorate 68,860; Turnout 51,845 (75.29%)

 

CHELMSFORD

Remain 47,545 (47.17%)

Leave 53,249 (52.83%)

Leave maj 5,704 (5.66%)

Electorate 129,966; Turnout 100,794 (77.55%)

 

COLCHESTER

Remain 44,414 (46.40%)

Leave 51,305 (53.60%)

Leave maj 6,891 (7.20%)

Electorate 127,519; Turnout 95,719 (75.06%)

 

EAST HERTFORDSHIRE

Remain 42,372 (49.64%)

Leave 42,994 (50.36%)

Leave maj 622 (0.73%)

Electorate 106,254; Turnout 85,366 (80.34%)

 

EPPING FOREST

Remain 28,676 (37.31%)

Leave 48,176 (62.69%)

Leave maj 19,500 (25.37%)

Electorate 100,016; Turnout 76,852 (76.84%)


HARLOW

Remain 13,867 (31.90%)

Leave 29,602 (68.10%)

Leave maj 15,735 (36.20%)

Electorate 59,123; Turnout 43,469 (73.52%)

 

HAVERING

Remain 42,201 (30.34%)

Leave 96,885 (69.66%)

Leave maj 54,684 (39.32%)

Electorate 183,067; Turnout 139,086 (75.98%)

SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

Remain 39,348 (41.92%)

Leave 54,522 (58.08%)

Leave maj 15,174 (16.16%)

Electorate 128,844; Turnout 93,870 (72.86%)

 

THURROCK

Remain 22,151 (27.72%)

Leave 57,765 (72.28%)

Leave maj 35,614 (44.56%)

Electorate 109,889; Turnout 79,916 (72.72%)

 

UTTLESFORD

Remain 25,619 (49.32%)

Leave 26,324 (50.68%)

Leave maj 705 (1.36%)

Electorate 64,733; Turnout 51,943 (80.24%)

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