Labour have held Stevenage Council in Hertfordshire comfortably but with a reduced majority of 13.
Stevenage is one of the safest councils for Labour in the Anglia region with the party having an overall majority since the authority was created in 1973.
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.