The United Kingdom Independence Party came out on top in Erewash after storming to victory in the polls.
The party, who experienced massive success nationally, pulled in more than 2,000 more votes than its closest rival the Labour Party.
The turn out was 34.16 per cent.
Votes were cast as follows:
An Independence from Europe - 528
British National Party - 534
Conservatives - 7,661
English Democrats - 362
Greens - 1457
Harmony - 53
Labour - 7,695
Liberal Democrats - 981
UKIP - 9,775
Returning officer for Erewash Borough Council’s count, Jeremy Jaroszek, confirmed 58 ballot papers were rejected.
UKIP’s successful night saw them secure more than a third of the whole of the East Midlands votes.