Hartlepool votes out of Europe in historic referendum

The people of Hartlepool have cast their votes - and the result is a resounding 'out'.

Thursday, 23rd June 2016, 11:18 am
Updated Thursday, 23rd June 2016, 12:23 pm
Pic: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

A record 000,000 people in Hartlepool had their say on whether or not Britain should stay in the European Union.

The turn-out figure to the historic referendum

A total 70,337 people were registered to vote at the time of going to the polls - an increase of 0.5% on the electorate in last month's local election.

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Of these 11,371 - or 16% are postal voters, while the rest had to attend one of the 57 polling stations across the borough.

the count took place at Mill House Lesiure Centre in Raby Road, before the