All four of the Essex County Council divisions in Harlow have gone to the Conservatives with Labour losing three of their seats.
It will be a blow to Labour hopes at the General Election as Harlow has been a marginal constituency in the past. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was campaigning in the new town last week.
Robert Halfon won the parliamentary seat for the Tories in 2010 and increased his majority to more than 8,000 at the 2015 election. Labour held the seat from 1997 until 2010 and would need a 6.4% swing to take it back.
Just under a quarter of residents in Peterborough have cast a vote for the newly-created post of Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.Read the full story ›
The first county council seat to be declared in Hertfordshire has stayed in Conservative hands.
Borehamwood South was won by Alan Plancey with a majority of 317 votes over second place Labour.
Hertfordshire County Council is currently Conservative-controlled.
Independent candidate Kerry Smith has been re-elected in Basildon Westley Heights in the first result of the night in this year's Local Elections.
Smith won the same seat as a Ukip councillor in 2013, but left the party a year later.
He was the clear winner in this year's count, registering 3,341 votes compared to his nearest challenger Andrew Schrader from the Conservatives who earned 1,329 votes.
Turnout in Westley Heights was 33.62%.
The counting of votes for 430 new county councillors in the Anglia region has started in the scene-setter for the General Election in June.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of thousands of voters across the Anglia region are heading to the polls in county council elections ahead of the General Election in June.
While it is a local election, it will be regarded by political experts as a giant opinion poll on voting trends ahead of the General Election in five weeks on Thursday 8 June 2017.
Polling stations are open until 10pm but the results in most counties in the Anglia region will not be known until Friday afternoon.
There are no elections in Bedfordshire which no longer has a county council. There are also no elections in areas which have a unitary authority like Milton Keynes, Thurrock and Southend-on-Sea.
While Peterborough has no local authority elections, the area will join up with the rest of Cambridgeshire to elect the region's first so-called Metro Mayor.
This new official will lead a new Combined Authority with devolved powers from central Government over transport, housing and regional investment.
There are elections for 75 new councillors on Suffolk County Council.Read the full story ›
There are elections for 57 new councillors on Northamptonshire County Council.Read the full story ›
There are elections for 84 new councillors on Norfolk County Council.Read the full story ›
There are elections for 78 new councillors on Hertfordshire County Council.Read the full story ›