The Scottish Referendum
A referendum on Scottish independence took place on September 18 , 2014.
The question posed was: "Should Scotland be an independent country?"
The "No" side won, with 2,001,926 (55.3%) voting against independence and 1,617,989 (44.7%) voting in favor. The turnout of 84.6% was the highest recorded for an election or referendum in the United Kingdom since the introduction of universal suffrage.