Voting begins in Scottish referendum

Posted: September 18, 2014 in World News
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                  Voting got underway across Scotland at 07.00 on Thursday

People in Scotland have begun voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an
independent nation.

Voters will answer “Yes” or “No” to the referendum question: “Should Scotland be an independent
country?”

With 4,285,323 people – 97% of the electorate – registered to vote, a historically high turnout is expected.
Votes will be cast at 2,608 polling places across the country until 22:00 on Thursday. The result is
expected early on Friday morning.

Source: BBC

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