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Queen: Elizabeth II. First Minister: Carwyn Jones (LAB) Governing parties: LAB, LD
Legislative elections: Welsh Assembly, 4-year term, 60 seats, AMS (40 FPTP + 20 PR):

Party 2021 2016
Welsh Labour Party (LAB)
 
Social democracy
     
36,2% 30 31,5% 29
Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales (PC)
 
Separatism
Social democracy
20,7% 13 20,8% 12
Welsh Conservative and Unionist Party (CON)
 
Conservatism
Economic liberalism
Euroscepticism
25,1% 16 18,8% 11
Green Party of England and Wales (GP)  
 
Green politics
    
4,4% - 3,0% -
Welsh Liberal Democrats (LD)
 
Liberalism
Social liberalism 
4,3% 1 6,5% 1
Abolish the Welsh Assembly (AWAP)  
 
Single-issue politics
   
3,7% - 4,4% -
UK Independence Party (UKIP)
 
Euroscepticism
Right-wing populism
Economic liberalism 
1,6% - 13,0% 7
Others 4,0% - 2,0% -
Total - 60 - 60
Turnout 46,5% 45,3%

  2021 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: BBC (http://www.bbc.com).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1999-2016:

1999 2003 2007 2011 2016
LAB % 35,4 36,6 29,6 36,9 31,5
  S. 28 30 26 30 29
PC % 30,5 19,7 21,0 17,9 20,8
  S. 17 12 15 11 12
CON % 16,5 19,2 21,4 22,5 18,8
  S. 9 11 12 14 11
UKIP % - 3,5 4,0 4,6 13,0
  S. - - - - 7
LD % 12,5 12,7 11,7 8,0 6,5
  S. 6 6 6 5 1
AWAP % - - - - 4,4
  S. - - - - -
GP % 2,5 3,5 3,5 3,4 3,0
  S. - - - - -
JMIP % - 1,3 - - -
  S. - 1 - - -
Others % 2,6 3,5 8,8 6,5 2,0
  S. - - 1 - -
Total S. 60 60 60 60 60
Turnout % 46,3 38,2 43,7 42,2 45,3

Abbreviations: LAB: Welsh Labour Party; PC: Plaid Cymru-Party of Wales; CON: Welsh Conservative and Unionist Party; UKIP: United Kingdom Independence Party; LD: Welsh Liberal Democrats; AWAP: Abolish the Welsh Assembly; GP: Green Party of England and Wales; JMIP: John Marek Independent Party. 2021 Wolfram Nordsieck.