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    Maureen Burns of Scarborough displays signs touting Peter Hayes and Liam Somers for town council at the entrance to Scarborough High School.

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    The steady stream of voters continues at Scarborough High School as darkness falls.

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    A woman walks past a sign at Biddeford High School that displays the voting hours for Tuesday. The city consolidated all voting from it's different wards to one polling place at the high school, causing gridlock in the early evening as voters headed to the polls after work.

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    Voters stream through the polls at Brunswick Junior High in the evening on election day.

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    There was a high voter turnout at Brunswick Junior High as night fell on election day.

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    Voters come and go at the East End Community School on Munjoy Hill in the evening, election day.

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    Candidates greet voters as they come to vote at East End Community School on Munjoy Hill in Portland.

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    Voters make their way into the polling places at the Howard C. Reiche Community School in Portland.

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    Gov. Paul Lepage signs a leaflet for a young man at a polling place in Augusta on Tuesday.

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    Mike Michaud shakes hands with Bernard Moody at Stearns High School in Millinocket on Tuesday morning.

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    Eliot Cutler says hello to some youngsters before casting his vote at Cape Elizabeth High School in Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday.

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    Isla Klepach peers out from a voting booth as her mother Denise casts her ballots on Tuesday, Election Day in Waterville.

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    The bear-hunting debate brought Elisabeth Harding (in white coat) out to vote as she studies a sample ballot before voting at the Boys and Girls Club in South Portland.

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    A change in governor was of concern to AnnElissa Levesque as she cast her ballots at the Boys and Girls Clubs in South Portland.

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    Waterville voters wait in line as others cast ballots during a busy start on Tuesday.

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    Local candidates greet voters as they enter the Bourque Lanigan American Legion to vote. Facing from left are Nick Isgro, Norm Veilleux, Mark Andre, Karen Rancourt-Thomas, and Sydney Mayhew.

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    Secretary of State Matt Dunlap came to Waterville on Election Day to observe voting at the Bourque Lanigan American Legion. At left is election clerk Germaine Gooldrup.

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    Voters line up on Tuesday morning at the polls at Scarborough High School.

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    Voters wait to cast their ballots at the South Portland Community Center on Tuesday morning

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    The line of voters on Tuesday morning at the American Legion Hall in South Portland

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    Scarborough voter Larry Gray proudly displays his button.

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    District 1 warden Philip Gaven (left) hands out sample ballots to those waiting to vote at the Boys and Girls Clubs in South Portland.

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    Finding a open voting booth was difficult at times at Scarborough High School.

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    Four-year-old Jacob LeBlanc has a look around as his mother Alice LeBlanc votes in Buxton.

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    Voting booths are full at Biddeford High School on Election Day.

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    Election worker Jane Thurlow counts absentee ballots at Scarborough High School.

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    Mike Michaud emerges from the voting booth after casting his vote at the East Millinocket Municipal Building on Tuesday.

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    Gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud confers with election warden Sharon Goddard as he casts his vote at the East Millinocket Municipal building on Tuesday.

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    Mike Michaud shares a laugh with Milan Thornton, left and Don Benson outside Stearns High School on Tuesday.

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    Mike Michaud shares a laugh with Robert Mosca, left and Rodney Daigle as he greets voters at Stearns High School on Tuesday.

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    Gov. Paul Lepage emerges from the voting booth.

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    Gov. Paul Lepage greets First Lady Ann LePage after preparing his ballot at their polling place in Augusta.

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    Gov. Paul Lepage prepares to vote.

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    Gov. Paul Lepage and First Lady Ann LePage, second from right, stand in line to vote at their polling place in Augusta on Tuesday.

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    Before casting their own votes, Eliot Cutler, his wife, Melanie, and their daughter, Abby, in red, greet voters at Cape Elizabeth High School in Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday.

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    Eliot Cutler, second from right, and his wife, Melanie, far right, participate in an exit poll conducted by Ted Jordan's AP Government class at Cape Elizabeth High School after casting their votes at Cape Elizabeth High School in Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday.

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    Eliot Cutler takes his "I Voted" sticker after casting his vote at Cape Elizabeth High School in Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday.

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    Vicki Patterson of Kennebunk leaves a voting booth at Kennebunk Town Hall on Tuesday morning. It is the first year that Kennebunk opened its polls at 6 a.m. and Town Clerk Merton said that 402 voters came through the polls in the first two hours.

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    With ballots in hand, a woman leaves a voting booth at Kennebunk Town Hall on Tuesday morning.

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    A voter enters a voting booth at Kennebunk Town Hall on Tuesday morning.

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    Some voters had their dogs in tow as they cast their ballots at Merrill Auditorium Rehearsal Hall in Portland on Tuesday.

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    Voters lined up at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland on Tuesday morning.

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    Gerard Giordano dons a United States flag tie and an "I Voted" sticker after participating in the Maine midterm elections at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland on Tuesday.

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    An array of political signs line the entrance of Cape Elizabeth HS voting station.

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    Peter Weare (right) registers to vote with help from election worker Jackie Coy at Cape Elizabeth High School.

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    A handmade sign stuck in a snowbank on a rural road in Searsmont urges citizens to vote on Tuesday.

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    Firefighter Cheyne Hansen takes a sign out of storage at a municipal garage while helping election officials scramble to set up a last-minute polling place on Tuesday in Camden. Sunday's snow storm knocked out power to much of the town, including the usual voting location at the public safety building, so officials decided to set up a polling place at a nearby church hall.

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    Elaine Davis holds the door for Sidney Lindsley at the First Congregational Church in Camden where election officials set up a last-minute polling place on Tuesday. Lindsley said he was not going to let the recent snowstorm make him miss his first election in 50 years. Both serve as deputy registrars for the town.

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    Election worker Laurie Spugnardi places a sign outside the Boys and Girls Clubs voting station in South Portland at 6:45 am. Tuesday.

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    Election officials and voters recite the Pledge of Allegiance prior to the opening of the polls on Tuesday.

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    Tony Eramo places pens into voting booths before voters come to cast their votes for the midterm election at the Old Orchard Beach High School in Old Orchard Beach on Tuesday. Eramo said he's lived in Old Orchard Beach for around sixty years, and tries to come every year to volunteer his time on voting day.

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    Lillith Young, 11, works on a yearbook project while waiting for her mom, Melian Mulherin, to vote at Cape Elizabeth High School in Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday.

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    Linda Case cuts "I Voted" stickers for voters after they cast their ballots at Falmouth High School in Falmouth on Tuesday.

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    Volunteers at the at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland register voters on Tuesday.

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    Mara Sullivan holds up her son Conor, 2, to get an "I Voted" sticker at the Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland on Tuesday.

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    Voters wait to cast their ballots at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland on Tuesday.

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    Voters cast their ballots at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland on Tuesday.

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    Students in grades 1-2 at the Friends School on Mackworth Island take a tour of Falmouth High School as the voting booths remain nearly full Tuesday. The students are studying the election process, and are holding a mock election Wednesday in class.

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    Voters cast their ballots at Falmouth High School in Falmouth on Tuesday.

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    Voters cast their ballots at Falmouth High School in Falmouth on Tuesday.

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    Carrie McIntosh waits in line for an open booth to cast her vote at Falmouth High School in Falmouth on Tuesday.

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    Republican town committee chairman Bryan Dench checks his phone while voters cast their ballots at Falmouth High School in Falmouth on Tuesday.

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    Voters line up at Reiche Elementary school on Tuesday.

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    River Defilippis, 3, looks up at Amy Teh as she marks her ballot at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland on Tuesday.

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    Voters mark their ballots at Merrill Auditorium in Portland on Tuesday.

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    Tony Eramo places pens in voting booths before voters come to cast their votes for the midterm election at Old Orchard Beach High School in Old Orchard Beach on Tuesday. Eramo said he's lived in Old Orchard Beach for around 60 years, and tries to come every year to volunteer on voting day.

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    Germaine Gooldrup welcomes voters to the American Legion on College Avenue in Waterville on Tuesday.

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    Elisa Brown, 19, signs a petition to put a ranked-choice ballot initiative on the next election ballot after casting her vote in the midterm elections at the American Legion on College Avenue in Waterville on Tuesday.

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    Local candidates shake hands with voters as they enter the American Legion on College Avenue in Waterville on Tuesday.

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    Elaine Wells casts her ballot as ballot clerk Ruby Allen observes in Farmington on Tuesday. Allen said that by 2 p.m. 1,205 residents had voted and the numbers were high compared to other years.

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    Maureen Burns of Scarborough displays signs touting Peter Hayes and Liam Somers for town council at the entrance to Scarborough High School.

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    Andy Struck clutches ballots Tuesday while looking for a spot to vote at the polls in Winthrop.

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    Polling places are full Tuesday November 4, 2014 as

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