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East Cambridgeshire AV Referendum Result

Friday 6 May, 2011

The Alternative Vote referendum result in East Cambridgeshire was:

Yes – 8262
No – 18365

The number of rejected papers was 117.

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Vikings – Farmers, Raiders or Traders? – 16th May 2011

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