UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Ceredigion

Parliamentary constituency

PC HOLD

Results

  1. Plaid Cymru
    Ben Lake
    • Votes: 15,208
    • Vote share %: 37.9
    • Vote share change: +8.7
  2. Conservative
    Amanda Jenner
    • Votes: 8,879
    • Vote share %: 22.1
    • Vote share change: +3.8
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Mark Williams
    • Votes: 6,975
    • Vote share %: 17.4
    • Vote share change: -11.6
  4. Labour
    Dinah Mulholland
    • Votes: 6,317
    • Vote share %: 15.8
    • Vote share change: -4.4
  5. The Brexit Party
    Gethin James
    • Votes: 2,063
    • Vote share %: 5.1
    • Vote share change: +5.1
  6. Green
    Chris Simpson
    • Votes: 663
    • Vote share %: 1.7
    • Vote share change: +0.3

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • PC majority: 6,329
  • Registered voters: 56,383
  • % share:
    71.1%
  • Change since 2017: -2.1

Vote share

Party % share
Plaid Cymru 37.9%
Conservative 22.1%
Liberal Democrat 17.4%
Labour 15.8%
The Brexit Party 5.1%
Green 1.7%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Plaid Cymru +8.7 Gained
  • The Brexit Party +5.1 Gained
  • Conservative +3.8 Gained
  • Green +0.3 Gained
  • Labour -4.4 Lost
  • Liberal Democrat -11.6 Lost

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'Clean and respectful campaign'

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".

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Ceredigion: Plaid Cymru hold

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.

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Plaid defend their seats

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.

Ben Lake and supporters
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BreakingPlaid Cymru hold Ceredigion - Ben Lake re-elected

Ceredigion results 2019
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Lib Dems concerned in Ceredigion

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.

The countdown is on

At the Ceredigion count in Aberaeron, the number of boxes left to count is being projected onto the wall.

Only 48 to go...

Count on wall of Aberaeron count
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