Scottish independence referendum results 2014

On Thursday 18 September 2014, there was a Referendum on independence for Scotland.

For this Referendum voters received a ballot paper with the question ‘Should Scotland be an independent country?’

The result

Scotland voted no to independence and remains part of the UK.

The Scottish Borders totals


33% (27,906 votes)


67% (55,553 votes)

Rejected papers

Reason for rejection

  • For want of an official mark: 0
  • Voting in favour of both answers: 11
  • Writing or mark by which voter could be identified: 1
  • Unmarked or void for uncertainty: 55