Independence Referendum Poll

The findings of our exclusive South of Scotland opinion poll, which is the first full survey of how voters in the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway intend to vote in the referendum.

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Women in South of Scotland "more sceptical" about independence than men

Our poll in the South of Scotland suggests the campaign for independence is having more trouble persuading women than men.

The survey by ComRes for Representing Border asked 1,004 people in the Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway the question voters will be asked in September's referendum:

Should Scotland be an independent country?

  • 22% of women said they would vote yes, compared to 26% of men
  • 61% of women said they would vote no, compared to 58% of men

We'll have more on these findings in Representing Border at the later time of 11:35pm on Thursday, 9th January. If you miss it, catch up online by clicking here.

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