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Past election results

View the results of recent elections held in Lichfield District below.

Recent results: Referendums for the Lichfield City and Whittington & Fisherwick Neighbourhood Plans took place on 22 February 2018. The votes were counted on 23 February 2018. More than half of the people voting in each referendum voted in favour of the Neighbourhood Plans. Click on the 'Neighbourhood Plan' section below to download the full results.

By-elections for a new city and district councillor for the Stowe ward in Lichfield took place on 22 February 2018. The votes were counted on 23 February 2018. Joanne Grange of The Conservative Party was elected as both the district and city councillor for the Stowe ward. Click on the 'District & parish elections' section below to download the full results.

District & parish elections

2018 district and parish elections

2017 district and parish elections

2016 district and parish elections

2015 district and parish elections

2013 district and parish elections

2011 district and parish elections

2009 district and parish elections

2008 district and parish elections

2007 district and parish elections

2003 district and parish elections

Staffordshire County Council elections 
General election - Lichfield constituency 
European elections  
Neighbourhood plan referendums   
Staffordshire Police & Crime Commissioner elections  

Staffordshire Police & Crime Commissioner elections results

EU referendum 2016

On Thursday 23 June 2016 the UK voted in a referendum on whether the UK should remain in the EU. The local count totals for Lichfield District were declared at 3.19am and are as follows:

Declaration of local count totals

  • The total number of ballot papers counted: 63,318
  • The total number of votes cast in favour of REMAIN was: 26,064
  • The total number of votes cast in favour of LEAVE was: 37,214

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

  • No official mark: 0
  • Both answers voted for: 16
  • Writing or mark by which the voter could be identified: 1
  • Unmarked for void or uncertainty: 23

The total number of ballot papers rejected was: 40

What was the referendum question?

The referendum question will be: Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or should the United Kingdom leave the European Union?

Who was able to vote?

British, Irish and Commonwealth citizens aged 18 or over, who are resident in the UK or Gibraltar, were able eligible to vote.

UK citizens resident overseas were also eligible to vote, provided they had been registered to vote at a UK address in the last 15 years.

European citizens who are not British, Irish or Commonwealth citizens, or from British Oversees Territories, were not able to vote. This means European Union citizens of the following member states of the European Union, were not able to vote in the UK's EU referendum: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

Find out more about voting if you live overseas on the About my Vote website.


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