Number of people registered to vote in Scotland on the rise


The number of people registered to vote in elections in Scotland continues to rise, according to figures published today by National Records of Scotland.

The registered electorates for local councils, the Scottish Parliament, the UK Parliament and the European Parliament have all seen increases.




In March of this year 4.04m people were registered to vote in the UK Parliament Elections, an increase of 8,207.

The deadline for registrations to vote in the UK General Election is 20th April so this number is expected to rise.