Wales Election 2016

Assembly Election 2016: Plaid retain three north west seats

Rhun ap Iorwerth
Image caption Rhun ap Iorwerth enjoyed a successful election night

Plaid Cymru has retained its three assembly constituency seats in north west Wales while the Conservatives have also held on to Aberconwy.

Plaid's Rhun ap Iorwerth saw his party's share of the vote increase by 13.4% in Ynys Mon.

Lord Elis-Thomas's share was up slightly in Dwyfor Meirionnydd, but Plaid's share fell slightly in Arfon.

In the North Wales regional vote, UKIP won two seats, Plaid Cymru took one and the Conservatives also took one.

Nathan Gill and Michelle Brown are among the first UKIP members of the Welsh Assembly.

On the list for Mid and West Wales, which includes Dwyfor Meirionydd, Neil Hamilton was elected for UKIP, along with Simon Thomas for Plaid Cymru, and Labour's Joyce Watson and Eluned Morgan.

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