District says ‘no’ in AV referendum

VOTERS across the Daventry area said an emphatic ‘No’ to AV in the referendum.

The results from the count show 20,305 people said ‘no’ to changing the voting system (75 per cent), while 6,699 were in favour of dropping first-past-the-post in for AV (25 per cent).

This compares to the national average of 67.9 per cent of voters being opposed to the change.