Amazing how quickly tonight went. Not at all tired, just buzzing. Delighted that we managed to come third here in Montgomeryshire - my realistic target when I was first selected as a candidate. Still think a lot of our supporters lent their vote to either Glyn or Lembit to keep the other one out but still... Fantastic result that my team will hopefully be proud of. And even more proof that this seat will be winnable in the assembly elections. As long as we have the necessary resources!
I'd like to congratulate Glyn on tonight's result. I know he's worked extremely hard for it, and for years. Though I hate to see the Tories do well, I was glad for Glyn especiially after hearing some of the nasty tactis and rumours being used against him this week. Opik did take this seat for granted and it showed throughout the campaign. He was aggressive and seemed on edge from the very start - and never once said sorry about some of the things he did wrong.
Anyway, enough for now until the morning. Disappointed that we didn't win more seats, but know how hard our teams worked. Congratulations all! And don't forget, it's the assembly elections next year - and we will gain ground there for sure as there won't be any British leaders debate to mess things up. Chin up all. We still have three amazing MP's and lots of young candidates eager to stand again!
So, a huge huge thank you to everyone who's supported me - either throughout the campaign or by contacting me via facebook, twitter or the vblog. I really do appreciate everything, We did well here and I know we can do even better, Time will telll!
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