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Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says she's pleased that her party has managed to retain its seat in the European Parliament despite 'a difficult electoral context.'
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies has welcomed Kay Swinburne's re-election as an MEP.
Wales has chosen its four MEPs. They are Labour's Derek Vaughan, UKIP's Nathan Gill, the Conservatives' Kay Swinburne and Plaid Cymru's Jill Evans. Labour topped the poll with 28.7% of the vote, just 0.6% more than UKIP which came second.
Labour had hoped to win enough votes to secure a second seat in the European Parliament, but in the event, the final two places went to the Conservatives and Plaid Cymru.
Counting the votes has begun for the four Welsh seats in the European Parliament. There was a 32% turnout when the votes were cast on Thursday. There are counts in each of the 22 local authority areas, with the overall result declared after 10pm at the Pembrokeshire count in Fishguard.
At the last European Election, five years ago, the Conservatives, Labour, Plaid Cymru and UKIP each won a Welsh seat, with the Tories topping the poll. Labour's hoping to reclaim first place this time, with UKIP seen as its main rival for top spot.
Plaid Cymru and the Conservatives are thought to be in a battle for third place. Fourth won't be good enough to win a seat if another party gets more than twice as many votes. If that happens the leading party will get two MEPs.
Turnout in the European election varied across Wales from 38% on Anglesey to 27% in Blaenau Gwent and Merthyr Tydfil. In general the Valleys saw most of the lowest turnouts, despite receiving millions of euros in regional aid.
On the other hand, the west Wales regional aid area, which includes much of north Wales, saw some of the highest turnout figures.
In terms of the impact on the overall result on Sunday, it's worth recalling Plaid Cymru's record by-election win on Anglesey last year but also that it was UKIP's best ever performance in Wales. Here's the complete list of provisional figures from the local councils:
- Anglesey 38%
- Ceredigion 37%
- Powys 37%
- Vale of Glamorgan 37%
- Carmarthenshire 36%
- Gwynedd 35%
- Pembrokeshire 35%
- Monmouthshire 34%
- Cardiff 32%
- Denbighshire 32%
- Neath Port Talbot 32%
- Conwy 31%
- Flintshire 31%
- Newport 31%
- Rhondda Cynon Taf 30%
- Swansea 30%
- Wrexham 30%
- Bridgend 29%
- Caerphilly 29%
- Torfaen 29%
- Blaenau Gwent 27%
- Merthyr Tydfil 27%
Just under a third (32%) of Welsh voters turned out in yesterday's European election, it's been provisionally estimated. The figure's been released by Pembrokeshire county Council, which is in charge of the count on Sunday.
It's slightly higher than the 30% who voted in the last European election five years ago but well down on the 41% turnout in 2004. A low turnout is generally thought to work against Labour, who are hoping to win a second Welsh seat.
Labour, UKIP, Plaid Cymru and the Conservatives are each defending one of Wales' four seats in the European Parliament.
Welsh Liberal Democrats have responded to the news that a prominent party member has endorsed Plaid Cymru in the forthcoming European election. Former councillor Amy Kitcher says she doesn't believe her party will be able to win a seat on May 22nd. More details here.
I understand that the Welsh Lib Dem leadership isn't planning to take any disciplinary action and that Ms Kitcher remains a Liberal Democrat member. A statement from a party spokesman avoids criticising her but does attack Plaid Cymru.
Amy Kitcher has tweeted about her decision in response to a Plaid member. She said "It would be disaster for Wales to let UKIP get another seat. A matter of head over heart."
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