A referendum will be held on Thursday 5 May 2011 to decide on the question below:
'At present, the UK uses the ‘first past the post’ system to elect MPs to the House of Commons. Should the ‘alternative vote’ system be used instead?'
Further information about the referendum is available on the About My Vote website, in the video below or in the booklet available below.
A copy of the Notice of Referendum and the Notice of Poll for the Referendum are also available to download at the bottom of this page.
Notice of Poll for Referendum
Notice of Poll for Referendum (18.48 Kb)
The Notice of Poll gives gives details of the polling hours, together with the situation of all the polling stations and who is entitled to vote at each station
Guide to the Referendum 2011
Guide to the Referendum 2011 (245.51 Kb)
Notice of Referendum May 2011
Notice of Referendum May 2011 (13.80 Kb)