Control of Suffolk County Council has been held by the Conservatives, despite the fact the party lost 16 seats.
Labour and UKIP were the main beneficiaries, gaining 11 and eight seats respectively.
- Conservatives - 39
- Labour - 15
- Liberal Democrats - 7
- Other - 3
- Green - 2
- UKIP - 9
The turnout at the local election was 30.99 percent, Suffolk County Council said.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage claimed a "sea change" in British politics as they gained more than 140 council seats in the local elections.
There is no question that the day belongs to UKIP and Nigel Farage. The party has gained over 100 seats and won about a quarter of the vote.
In an article for ITV News, the Conservative MP Adam Afriyie calls for a guarantee on an in-out EU referendum to deal with the UKIP threat.