The Conservatives have gained control of Norfolk Country Council, winning 55 seats.
The party won 15 more seats than the last election in 2013, when no party was in overall control.
UKIP and the Greens were the biggest losers; both lost all their councillors in the county.
Labour and the Liberal Democrats made small gains, with 17 and 11 seats respectively.
Only two of the six counties in the Anglia region have so far declared results but the Conservatives are making the early running.
The Chairman of Colchester's UKIP branch has defended the party after a poor showing in this year's local elections.
Just under a quarter of residents in Peterborough have cast a vote for the newly-created post of Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.