Ballot boxes have begun arriving at the Sands Centre in Carlisle ahead of a count that will decide who controls the city council.
One third of the Council's seats are up for grabs.
Before today's election, ten were held by Labour, five by the Conservatives, three by independent councillors and one by the Liberal Democrats. Before the election, Labour controlled the city council with 28 seats in total.
The Conservatives had 20.
The count will start after votes have been separated between the Council ballot papers and the Police and Crime Commissioner ballot papers. Counting is expected to end in the early hours of Friday morning.
The PCC votes will be counted on Friday morning at 11am.
Here's a ward-by-ward breakdown of the South Lakeland District Council election results
Here's a ward-by-ward breakdown of the Carlisle City Council election results