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Leanne Wood: Foundations laid for Assembly elections

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has said she's pleased with her party's performance in the General Election, claiming Plaid has now laid promising foundations ahead of next year's Welsh Assembly elections.

Leanne Wood has said she's pleased with Plaid's performance. Credit: ITV News

Plaid held on to their three seats and came close to taking Ynys Môn from Labour - but missed out by 229 votes.

Critics, however, will argue Plaid should've performed better, given their leader's high profile exposure on TV leader's debates.

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Lib Dem vote drops in Ceredigion but Plaid make no advance

Although Mark Williams saw his support drop to just over a third of the vote in Ceredigion, after getting half in 2010. But his main opponent -Plaid's Mike Parker- failed to improve on his party's performance last time. On a dreadful night for the Liberal Democrats, Mark Williams' achievement is all the greater in a seat that Plaid Cymru lost to him ten years ago. It's also worth noting that Labour Conservatives and UKIP all got around 10% in a seat where the Greens also saved their deposit.

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