Vote 2013: winners & losers

UKIP have had their best ever result in local elections with gains in the Anglia region. There were county council elections in Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire and Suffolk on Thursday 2 May 2013.

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Worst result for Tories in Essex for more than 40 years

Counting gets underway during Friday morning for most of the region's county councils after voting on Thursday.

The only count completed in this region is in Essex where the Conservatives retained an overall majority but saw their vote share slump to the lowest level since before 1973.

Most of the results are in from Hertfordshire with more Conservative losses but mainly going to Labour.

Counts start during Friday in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire and Suffolk.

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