In Cornwall the Liberal Democrats are now the largest party, but the council remains in no overall control.
The Conservatives have lost 19 seats, the Liberal Democrats have lost 2 seats and the Independents have gained 3 seats.
The UK Independence Party has won 6 seats as has Labour. Mebyon Kernow has lost two seat compared with 2009. There are gains too for the Labour and Co-operative Party and the Green Party.
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.