Day: September 26, 2017

The Electoral State of the Parties, 2: the Conservatives

Posted on 26 September 2017 by Professor Roger Scully

Let’s start with the good news, shall we? This year’s general election saw the Conservatives in Wales achieve some historic success. Back in June the Tories increased their share of the vote in Wales by 6.3 percentage points over their already rather good performance in 2015. The Welsh Conservative vote share, at 33.6%, equalled their
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