Labour have increased their majority on Harlow Council after UKIP lost both their seats.
The Conservative also made one gain.
Labour have had an overall majority in Harlow since 2012 and the Conservatives ran the council between 2008 and 2012.
The Conservatives beat Labour by just one vote in Staple Tye ward which was once held by the UKIP.
Early turnout figures in the council elections in the Anglia region suggest only a third of voters bothered to cast their ballot.
All the political parties will be weighing up gains and losses in local elections across the Anglia region.
Counting will start at 10pm across the Anglia region in the local council election with results coming through in the early hours of Friday.