Election count begins at Lewes and Wealden

Election news.
Election news.

Counting has begun in Lewes and Wealden to find out how our readers voted in the East Sussex County Council elections.

Your Sussex Express team will be bringing you the news as it happens from the counts.

Keep an eye on this website, follow our Twitter accounts and go to our Cover It Live section at http://www.sussexexpress.co.uk/community/useful-links-and-social-media to find out the latest.

Counts are already complete at Eastbourne and Hastings.

At Eastbourne there was no change, with the Liberal Democrats winning six of the nine seats and the Conservatives taking the other three.

UKIP came second in all but two wards.

The turnour was 33.58 per cent.

Meanwhile in Hastings, Labour won a landmark majority of seven of the eight seats.

The Conservatives won one seat and UKIP came second in five wards.