A tibble with details on percentage of votes cast for leave in the 2016 referendum on British membership of the European Union in each constituency. Numbers for Britian were compiled by the House of Commons using data from Chris Hanretty's estimates of leave vote, and supplemented with data from BBC Freedom of Information requests for more finely grained voting data. Numbers for Northern Ireland, which reported results by constituency, are taken from the BBC.
A tibble, with 650 rows and 8 columns.
ONS code for constituency
The name of the constituency.
The party holding the constituency on 23 June 2016, the date of the referendum.
Estimates of the leave vote produced by Chris Hanretty.
The percentage of votes cast for leave, if known.
A character vector indicating the source of known constituency level Brexit votes. "Rosenbaum / Greenwood" refers to BBC reporting.
Actual leave vote, where known, and
A dummy variable indicating 'Yes' if the actual leave vote percentage is known, and 'No' if only the estimate by Chris Hanretty is available.
Hanretty, C. (2017). Areal interpolation and the UK’s referendum on EU membership. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 27(4), 466–483. https://doi.org/10.1080/17457289.2017.1287081