UK is leaving the EU – level 3

27-06-2016 07:00

“This means that the UK has voted to leave the European Union.
As Chief Counting Officer for the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, held on the 23rd June 2016, I hereby give notice that I have certified the following:

The total number of ballot papers counted was 33,577,342. The total number of votes cast in favour of remain was 16,141,241. The total number of votes cast in favour of leave was 17,410,742.”

Difficult words: chief (most important), hereby (as a result of this document or utterance – statement), give notice (say something officially), certify (say officially), ballot paper (a slip of paper used to register a vote), cast (submit, hand in, turn in).



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