Scottish Independence Referendum 2014

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  • Scottish Independence Referendum 2014
    • Results: 84.59% Turnout
      • 2,001,926 No  1,617,989 Yes
        • 3,429 rejected papers
      • 55.3% No         44.7% Yes
        • 2,001,926 No  1,617,989 Yes
          • 3,429 rejected papers
    • 55.3% No         44.7% Yes
      • 16-17 year olds were eligible to vote.
        • 100,000 16-17 year olds voted
          • 71% Yes         29% No
      • 100,000 16-17 year olds voted
        • 71% Yes         29% No
      • Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond said that the nation was now the most politically enagaged in western Europe and called for the voting age to be lowered to 16 in future UK elections
      • Almost all of the political parties in the HOC was against it
      • After, in the 2015 GE the SNP wiped Labour out as the majority party in the Scottish Parliament as they gained 50 seats.

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