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[UKGov]Guide To... The Referendum Results

Day 1,822, 15:16 Published in United Kingdom United Kingdom by eUK Home Office


So over the last couple of days people have had the ability to cast a vote in the Irish region swap referendum. Everyone in the eUK should have been messaged with a link to a google doc form with a few different options. These were; whether you agreed to the Region swap or not, your opinion on the eIrish and where you come from in real life. Of the people messaged, only 141 people voted in this referendum (pretty standard practice to get such a low turnout for a referendum if real life is anything to go by) and the results were very much definitive. Of the 141 people who voted, only 39 people voted “yes” compared to the 102 people who voted “no”. As such, by the power invested in democracy, we will not be trading any regions with the Irish for the time being, though we hope that this doesn’t cause any bad blood between us and our Irish cousins and we hope to continue improving our relationship in the future! So now for those of you who like graphs and are interested in the result, here it is below.















Thanks to those who cast their vote, and apologies if I missed anyone out, I PM’d everyone in a political party, but there’s always a chance that I missed one or two people out. That really was a long day! For those of you who missed it and want to learn more about eIreland then you can read about it in my latest article by clicking here in my last Guide To… eIreland and you can read even more on the situation by reading the article before that, by clicking here. In the meantime, have fun!



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Thanks for reading!

Betafoxtrot
Minister of Education
 

Comments

eUK Home Office
eUK Home Office Day 1,822, 15:17

Thanks to those who voted o/

Piran
Piran Day 1,822, 15:20

\o/ still think a region swap could be viable, just not the one that was presented.

Niemand
Niemand Day 1,822, 15:24

Agreed with Piran.

Voted!

IfIWereARichMan
IfIWereARichMan Day 1,822, 15:32

So how come Scotland is now an option when moving back to the eUK?

Danie Fox
Danie Fox Day 1,822, 15:36

Scotland is part of the UK atm?

Death and Taxes
Death and Taxes Day 1,822, 15:43

From a personal rather than a ministerial perspective I'm very happy to see this shelved. Defending the RW's and the inevitable nationalistic reverberations on both sides, made the whole regional swap a complete pain in the arse.

Having access to other territories through Scotland was the only real benefit, and we are not in a position to take advantage of this at the moment.

Still, we appreciate the gesture and the thinking behind this. I'm happy to see that the eopinion of Ireland is

Death and Taxes
Death and Taxes Day 1,822, 15:43

more positive than negative. I'm sure cordial relations will remain for some time.

lancer450
lancer450 Day 1,822, 18:26

Voted.

Prince Andrei
Prince Andrei Day 1,822, 18:59

GOOD

Spite313
Spite313 Day 1,823, 01:20

Peace without a swap is the way forward now.

Mr. Spigot
Mr. Spigot Day 1,823, 02:51

I'm happy with this result. Voted.

Blue And Evil
Blue And Evil Day 1,823, 05:39

Agreed with Piran and others, a swap would be nice, but Scotland is a price too high.

john GB
john GB Day 1,823, 09:01

Just interested to know why you restricted the referendum to those in a Political Party?

Kursis Kurenas
Kursis Kurenas Day 1,823, 10:55

V+S

Massive Media Mogul Project
http://www.erepublik.com/en/article/massive-media-mogul-project-2158182/1/20

CHAIN SHOUT

Danie Fox
Danie Fox Day 1,823, 12:51

@John GB: there is no way of finding every UK citizen on one list in this game. He could have probably done it by MU, but it still would have missed out a similar number of people.

Grainne Ni Mhaille
Grainne Ni Mhaille Day 1,823, 13:50

cool.
v

Aces man
Aces man Day 1,823, 16:56

im also with piran.

Jamie2721
Jamie2721 Day 1,823, 17:03

Im pretty sure the question was "How strongly do you feel about this" or something to that effect? and not "what is your opinion of Ireland?"

Was that just changed to make Ireland happier with us lol?

Or did i actually mis read the question at the time?

Talon Karrde
Talon Karrde Day 1,824, 05:13

You misread at the time Jamie- the question here is the exact one I asked Beta to ask.

Prince Sheogorath
Prince Sheogorath Day 1,824, 05:59

Great work Beta! Unfortunately I think this vote of 'no' to the region swap was a disappointing decision.

Neil Lewis
Neil Lewis Day 1,824, 06:27

if eUK & eIreland ever get into the same alliance then yes, do a region swap. If not, the RWs are too much of a distraction

Sven Goran Duran-Duran
Sven Goran Duran-Duran Day 1,824, 10:56

it would have been nice to have a referendum on the "deal" last time, before in fact the TUP government - led by Talon - arbitrarily stepped in and made the controversial decision w/o this sort of care for opinion nor consultaton.

Talon Karrde
Talon Karrde Day 1,824, 13:05

Tbh Sven I got us a country back. So suck it up, I won, you didn't.

Puppie Master
Puppie Master Day 1,825, 18:39

Voted and subscribed

 
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