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Plaid CymruBen Lake
- Votes: 15,208
- Vote share %: 37.9
- Vote share change: +8.7
- Votes: 8,879
- Vote share %: 22.1
- Vote share change: +3.8
Liberal DemocratMark Williams
- Votes: 6,975
- Vote share %: 17.4
- Vote share change: -11.6
- Votes: 6,317
- Vote share %: 15.8
- Vote share change: -4.4
The Brexit PartyGethin James
- Votes: 2,063
- Vote share %: 5.1
- Vote share change: +5.1
- Votes: 663
- Vote share %: 1.7
- Vote share change: +0.3
Change compared with 2017
- PC majority: 6,329
- Registered voters: 56,383
- Change since 2017: -2.1
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Plaid Cymru's Ben Lake held Ceredigion and received praise from Tory rival Amanda Jenner who said it had been a "clean and respectful campaign".
Ben Lake has been re-elected as the MP for Ceredigion, with a significantly increased majority.
The Plaid Cymru candidate beat Conservative Amanda Jenner by 6,329 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.
Mark Williams of the Liberal Democrats came third and Labour's Dinah Mulholland came fourth.
Voter turnout was down by 2 percentage points since the last general election.
More than 40,000 people, 71.3% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.
One of the six candidates, Chris Simpson (Green) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.
This story was created using some automation.
Plaid Cymru won four seats in the 2017 election and has held them all.
Ben Lake, from Ceredigion, entered this poll with a slim majority of just 104 votes, but has won by 6,329 on this occasion.
The Liberal Democrats in Ceredigion fear their vote there could be well down.
The party is concerned it could come fourth in the seat, having finished narrowly behind Plaid Cymru in 2017.
At the Ceredigion count in Aberaeron, the number of boxes left to count is being projected onto the wall.
Only 48 to go...