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Elections and voting

Scottish independence referendum 2014

The official result of the Scottish Independence Referendum is as follows:

  1. The total number of ballot papers counted in the referendum for the whole of Scotland was 3,623,344. The turnout was 84.6%
  2. The total number of votes cast in favour of each answer to the referendum question for the whole of Scotland was as follows:
OutcomeVotes
Yes1,617,989
No2,001,926
Rejected3,429

   3.   The reasons for rejection were as follows:

Reason for rejectionPapers
Want of an official mark16
Voting in favour of both answers691
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified169
Unmarked or void for uncertainty 2,554

East Renfrewshire Council local totals

The local total of votes in the Scottish Independence Referendum as follows:

  1. The total number of ballot papers counted in the referendum for the East Renfrewshire area was 66,021. The turnout was 90.4%.
  2. The total number of votes cast in relation to each answer to the referendum question in the East Renfrewshire area was as follows:
OutcomeVotes
Yes24,287
No41,690
Rejected44

  3.   The reasons for rejection were as follows:

Reason for rejectionPapers
Want of an official mark0
Voting in favour of both answers13
Writing or mark by which voter could be identified4
Unmarked or void for uncertainty 27

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