Many Labour activists can ill afford to believe what’s almost certainly on its way. But if this poll is anything to go by it may pay a huge price for shifting so far to the left in Wales, even as much of their vote was heading for UKIP ahead of English trends in the Senedd…
— Adrian Masters (@adrianmasters84) April 24, 2017
To put this in historical context, the Tories have not won the Welsh popular vote since 1859, when it took 64.6% or 2,767 of the 4,352 eligible voters in the whole country.
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