The Conservatives have increased their overall majority on Northamptonshire County Council to 29.
The Labour party remain the official opposition on the council and gained a single additional seat.
The Liberal Democrats were cut to two members while UKIP lost all three of the seats the party won in 2013.
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.