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?’
Scotland voted no to independence and remains part of the UK.
The Scottish Borders totals
33% (27,906 votes)
67% (55,553 votes)
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