UK votes to leave the European Union with 51.9 pct votes

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June 24, 2016 (LBO) – The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union obtaining 51.9 percent of total votes, official referendum results showed.

17,410,742 votes have been casted for Brexit while 16,141,241 others have casted their votes to remain in the EU.

UK electoral commission said the national voter turnout was at 72.2 percent.

In England alone 53.4 percent have voted in favor of the Brexit while in Wales 52.5 percent voted for the leave campaign.

However, in Northern Ireland 55.8 percent has casted their votes to remain in the EU while in Scotland 62 percent have voted against Brexit.