Lincoln votes Leave in EU referendum

A majority of Lincoln residents have voted in favour of the UK leaving the EU.

Some 18,902 people voted to remain (43.1%) while 24,992 people voted to leave (56.9%).

There were 43,928 votes cast in Lincoln, giving an overall turnout of 69.34%.

The number of eligible electors in Lincoln is 63,336.

Some 9,389 postal votes were issued in total.

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Follow our liveblog for results and reactions from across Lincolnshire.

Conservative Lincoln MP Karl McCartney campaigned for the Leave vote and was delighted at the result:

Labour’s Lucinda Preston was disappointed with the Lincoln result.