Saturday, 19 October 2019



"It's the will of 51% of the people who turned out to vote, rather than the will of the majority", cry the extreme remainers about the 2016 Referendum result to leave the EU...

Well....

17,378,581 people voted to keep Britain in the EEC in 1975.

The total electorate was 40,086,677.

In percentage terms that represented 43.35% of the total electorate - not a majority....

Therefore, if only an absolute majority of the total eligible voters could be taken as a valid result (the remainer stance), the original vote to stay in the EEC in 1975 was invalid, and we would have left then, according to that rationale



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