The first county council results have been declared in Cambridgeshire less than 90 minutes after counting started on Friday morning.
Seven of the eight County Council divisions in East Cambridgeshire have gone to the Conservatives with the Liberal Democrats winning Sutton.
Only two of the six counties in the Anglia region have so far declared results but the Conservatives are making the early running.
The Chairman of Colchester's UKIP branch has defended the party after a poor showing in this year's local elections.
Just under a quarter of residents in Peterborough have cast a vote for the newly-created post of Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.