Who voted for Scottish independence in 2014?

The referendum question was, “Should Scotland be an independent country?”, which voters answered with “Yes” or “No”. The “No” side won with 2,001,926 (55.3%) voting against independence and 1,617,989 (44.7%) voting in favour.

What happened in 2014 in Scotland?

18 September – A referendum is held on whether Scotland should be an independent country. Scotland votes “No” to Scottish independence by a margin of 55.3% to 44.7%. Voter turnout at the referendum was 84.5%, a record high for any election held in the United Kingdom since the introduction of universal suffrage in 1918.

What percentage of Scotland voted for independence?

In the referendum Scotland voted against independence by 55.3% to 44.7%, with an overall turnout of 84.5%.

What was the turnout for Scottish referendum 2014?

The official result of the Scottish independence referendum is as follows: The total number of ballot papers counted in the referendum for the whole of Scotland was 3,623,344. The turnout was 84.6%.

What was the 2014 Scottish independence referendum about?

The 2014 Scottish independence referendum was an independence referendum held on 18 September 2014 concerning Scottish independence from the United Kingdom. The referendum question was, “Should Scotland be an independent country?”, which voters answered with “Yes” or “No”.

Does Scotland’s independence vote carry substantial risk?

“Scottish independence: ‘Yes’ vote carries substantial risk, says Weir Group”. BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 15 April 2014. ^ Peston, Robert (27 February 2014).

Was there vote-rigging in the Scottish referendum?

^ Addley, Esther (22 September 2014). “Scottish referendum vote-rigging claims spark calls for recount”. The Guardian. Retrieved 23 October 2018. ^ “Scottish referendum: Vote count was ‘properly conducted’ says counting officer”. BBC News. BBC. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2014.

What has the SNP done for Scotland since the referendum?

The bill devolving further powers to Scotland was approved unanimously by the Scottish Parliament in March 2016. After the referendum, the SNP took a clear lead over the other parties in Scottish opinion polls.