Claire Dowling secured 57 per cent of the vote to retain the Uckfield Central Ward on Wealden District Council.
Mrs Dowling (Conservative) polled 976 votes.
Not elected were
Paul Meakin (Liberal Democrat) 469
Charles Mears-Lamb (Independent) 265
Mr Mears-Lamb, who runs a shop in Uckfield High Street, has been a leading campaigner to retain parking on Uckfield High Street.
In the Ridgewood Ward, Barry Marlowe (Conservative) was victorious with 1037 votes (50 per cent of the poll).
Not elected were:
Graham Shevill (UK Independence Party) 319
Jacqueline Beckford (Liberal Democrat) 262
Anthony Fielding (Labour) 230
Josh Gibbens (Independent) 226.
Mr Marlowe, from Buxted, had previously represented a ward in Hailsham on the district council.
Helen Firth retained her seat in Uckfield New Town.
Mrs Firth (Conservative) polled 646 votes (43.98 per cent of the poll).
Dorothy Sparks (Liberal Democrat) 333
Christopher Magness (UK Independence Party) 268
Matthew Stribley (Green) 222.
The two Conservative candidates were elected in Uckfield North
Carol Reynolds (Conservative) 910 (20.39% of the poll) – elected
Peter Waldock (Conservative) 834 (18.68% of the poll) – elected
Paul Sparks (Liberal Democrat) 803
Brian Moon (UK Independence Party) 679
Alan Whittaker (Liberal Democrat) 479
Christopher Horlock (Labour) 430
Sam Imber (Independent) 329
Buxted and Maresfield
The Conservative candidates won both seats, meaning Ken Ogden, who stood as an independent, has lost his seat on the council.
Toby Illingworth (Conservative) 2,186 – elected
Michael Lunn (Conservative) 2,050 – elected
Ken Ogden (Independent) 1,186
Chiddingly and East Hoathly
Barby Dashwood-Morris (Conservative) 1,193 – elected
Tom Serpell (Labour) 349
Arthur Norton (UK Independence Party) 306
Roy Galley (Conservative) 1,932 – elected
Peter Roundell (Conservative) 1,338 – elected
Martha Mayes (Liberal Democrat) 606
Tony Robards (UK Independence Party) 537
Marie De Lacy (Labour) 423
Ann Newton (Conservative) 1,403 – elected
Elisabeth Rumbold (Labour) 283
UCKFIELD TOWN COUNCIL
Candidates standing under the Trust Independent banner will be in the majority on the new town council.
They won eight of the 15 seats.
The Liberal Democrats have four and the Conservatives one.
There are two Independents, including the mayor, Ian Smith, who topped the poll in Ridgewood ward.
Helen Firth (Conservative) 964 – elected
Paul Meakin (Liberal Democrat) 694 – elected
Diane Ward (Trust Independent) 476 – elected
Alexander Butcher (Trust Independent) 435
New Town Ward
Duncan Bennett (Trust Independent) 714 – elected
Mick Dean (Trust Independent) 542 – elected
Barry Mayhew (Liberal Democrat) 497 – elected
Caroline Pagett (Liberal Democrat) 456
Josh Gibbens Trust Independent) 439
Louise Eastwood (Trust Independent) 1,165 – elected
Paul Sparks (Liberal Democrat) 1085 – elected
James Anderson (Trust Independent) 1,030 – elected
Donna French (Trust Independent) 940 – elected
Chris Macvee (Trust Independent) 938 – elected
Jackie Love (Trust Independent) 891 – elected
Caroline Jeffrey (Liberal Democrat) 809
Alan Whittaker (Liberal Democrat) 780
Ian Smith (Independent) 1,131 – elected
Keith Everett (Independent) 804 – elected
Jacqueline Beckford (Liberal Democrat) 650 – elected
Jeremy Beesley (Trust Independent) 367
Charles Mears-Lamb (Independent) 240
Shirley Davies (Trust Independent) 232