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What was the turnout for referendum?

Results of the 2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum
Votes %
Valid votes 33,551,983 99.92%
Invalid or blank votes 25,359 0.08%
Total votes 33,577,342 100.00%
Registered voters/turnout 46,500,001 72.21%

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Also know, what is a majority in a referendum?

/ Referendum requirement created by the Constitution not by statute law. No. Double majority of 50%+1 of all votes cast nationally, and by a majority of votes cast within a majority of the original States (4 of 6)

what is turnout in election? Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election. Eligibility varies by country, and the voting-eligible population should not be confused with the total adult population. Low turnout is usually considered to be undesirable.

Also to know is, what is the highest voter turnout in UK history?

The Scottish Government held a referendum on Scottish independence on 18 September 2014. It attracted a turnout of 84.59%, the highest for any referendum held in the UK.

Has the US ever had a referendum?

Between 1904 and 2007, some 2231 statewide referendums initiated by citizens were held in the USA. 909 of these initiatives have been approved. Perhaps even greater is the number of such referendums that have been called by state legislatures or mandatory—600 compared to 311 civic initiatives in 2000-2007.

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