The following question was on the referendum ballot paper:

At present, the UK uses the 'first past the post' system to elect MPs to the House of Commons. Should the 'alternative vote' system be used instead?

Yes: 18,375, No: 33,573


Local totals for the London Borough of Merton:

Yes votes%No votes %
18,37535.3733,57364.63

The number of ballot papers rejected was 109. The turnout for Merton was: 39.92%.
Detailed electorate and turnout

 

See also