The Disenfranchised

24 Sep

The system has changed and its harder to get back on the list now.

Auld Acquaintance

In the run up prior to the Scottish Independence referendum in 2014 a huge attempt was made by YES supporters, In particular Radical Independence, to make sure that everyone was registered to vote. Huge efforts were made by canvassers in the Council schemes up and down the country and in the streets to ensure that nobody missed out on the chance to vote in the biggest vote Scotland had ever seen. The homeless and the disenfranchised were encouraged and helped to resister to vote. Huge numbers made it back onto the electoral register by the deadline day.

These efforts will unfortunately have to be made again prior to another Scottish Independence referendum in order to make sure that nobody misses out.

The reason for this is crystal clear. If another Scottish Independence referendum were to take place tomorrow, thousands of these people who had been enfranchised have since 2015 been…

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