The Conservatives kept control of Wiltshire council with 58 seats. Behind them the Lib Dems won 27, followed by 8 independents and 4 for Labour and 1 for UKIP.
The Conservatives remain in control in Dorset despite some success for UKIP
ITV News elections analyst Professor Colin Rallings says Labour will make gains in the local elections, but there will be surprises too.
A ComRes Poll for The Coalition for Marriage released on Tuesday night suggested that UKIP could win a staggering 22% of the vote.