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Wrexham & Clwyd South Held By Labour – General Election 2017

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Friday, Jun 9th, 2017.

Wrexham and Clwyd South were held by Labour’s Ian Lucas and Susan Elan Jones overnight.

Below is our coverage from the count, where we brought you live video and text information which we ran from our dedicated subsite

Wrexham had 4 candidates, Ian Lucas – Welsh Labour (17,153 votes), Andrew Atkinson – Welsh Conservatives (15,321 votes), Carrie Harper – Plaid Cymru (1,753 votes), Carole O’Toole – Welsh Liberal Democrats (865 votes). 35,092 people turned out to vote locally, with around 15k not bothering. Labour vote was up 11.7% with 48.9% of the total vote, and Conservatives vote was up 12.1% with 43.7% of the vote.

Direct link to the moment in our live video feed of Ian Lucas being declared winner plus his speech – click here.

In Clwyd South there were 5 candidates: Christopher Allen – Plaid Cymru (2292 votes), Jeanette Bassford-Barton – UKIP (802 votes), Simon Baynes – Welsh Conservatives (14,646 votes), Susan Elan Jones – Welsh Labour (19,002 votes), Bruce Roberts – Welsh Liberal Democrats (731 votes).

Direct video link to the moment Susan Elan Jones was declared winner, plus her speech shortly after – click here to watch.

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