Could an #onlinevoting option have enticed the half a million that didn’t vote in the #indyref?

Whilst over two million Scots will be feeling relieved and more than one and half million nursing feelings of disappointment, there will be over half a million Scottish people confessing to having not voted in the independence referendum. In total, over 665,000 registered voters did not cast a vote in the Scottish independence referendum. This … Continue reading Could an #onlinevoting option have enticed the half a million that didn’t vote in the #indyref?

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Why did over half a million registered voters not turn out in the Scottish #indyref?

After a passionate, heated and tightly-run two-year campaign, over 665,000 registered voters did not cast a vote in the Scottish independence referendum. This represents over 15% of the 4 million Scottish people that registered to vote and is a number that could have changed the result to a 'Yes' victory. The turnout of 84.5% sets a … Continue reading Why did over half a million registered voters not turn out in the Scottish #indyref?

Which Scottish #indyref campaign is leading on social media?

With just over two weeks to go until Scotland decides it's future in the Independence Referendum, WebRoots Democracy has analysed the social media followings of the two official campaigns who have been hitting social media hard with videos, statuses, twibbons and even ice-bucket challenges: Yes Scotland and Better Together. This analysis is on the basis … Continue reading Which Scottish #indyref campaign is leading on social media?