Did Scotland vote for Independence December 2019.
During the 2019 General Election the SNP candidates explicitly said they would NOT use a vote, for the SNP, as a vote for a second independence referendum.
Therefore the Scottish vote was NOT a demand for another Scottish Independence Referendum.
However, Nicola Sturgeon, the leader of the SNP, has now claimed that the vote for SNP was in fact a vote for another referendum.
She has stated that the 30.6% of the electorate that voted for SNP gives them a mandate for a second independence referendum.
The SNP received votes from 1,242,380 out of the 4,053,140 registered voters in Scotland in the 2019 UK General Election.
- 30.6% of the registered voters chose to vote SNP, while 60.4% did not.
- 36.2% (1,468,194) people voted for Conservative, Labour or Liberal Democrat.
- The remainder chose other parties, or not to vote for anyone.
Does 30.6% beat 36.2% ?
The SNP might think it does..
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