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    Falmouth election clerks await the next wave of voters during a brief lull on Tuesday at Falmouth High School.

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    Harrison Pitney, 4, explores the Amvets Post 2 while Yarmouth residents, including his mother, Julia Pitney, cast votes in Tuesday’s election.

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    Volunteer campaign worker Anthony Emerson of Portland works on his laptop computer while waiting for Maine gubernatorial candidate Betsy Sweet at at Think Tank Coworking in Portland. "It's amazing that we are here now", said Emerson, who applied for the campaign position a year ago today.

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    Election clerk Julie Benavides explains the rules for candidate supporters at the Portland 1-2 District voting center at Merrill Auditorium rehearsal hall on Tuesday morning.

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    Voters cast their ballots at the polls at Kennebunk Town Hall on Tuesday.

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    Republican gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody greets a voter at Scarborough High School on Tuesday.

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    Secretary of State Matt Dunlap talks on one phone and looks at another while Kristen Muszynski, communications director for Dunlap's office, looks at her phone while the two visit the polls at Merrill Auditorium Rehearsal Hall in Portland on Tuesday. The two fielded numerous calls and emails after Gov. Paul LePage said he may not certify the results of Tuesday's vote because he opposes ranked-choice voting. Dunlap says the vote will still be valid even if the governor refuses to issue a certification of results.

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    Maine Attorney General Janet Mills, left, who is one of seven Democrats facing off in a gubernatorial primary, greets voters outside a polling place Tuesday in Portland.

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    Election clerk Cathy Rand shares a laugh with voters while handing out ballots at Portland District 4-1 polling location at St. Pious X Parish on Tuesday morning.

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    Kennebunk Town Clerk Merton Brown talks with Vicki Adams at the entrance to the polls at Kennebunk Town Hall on Tuesday. Brown said the town has a large number of unenrolled voters, about 4,100, and that he was letting voters know at the entrance that if they are unenrolled, they could not vote in the gubernatorial primary races unless they changed their unenrolled status to a party affiliation.

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    Jared Golden speaks to his supporters at the Franco Center in Lewiston late Tuesday night.

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    With his family behind him, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Adam Cote enters the voting area at Nasson Community Center in Springvale on Tuesday.

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    SPRINGVALE, ME - JUNE 12: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Adam Cote gets help recording his ballot from his youngest son Michael while voting in Springvale on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Staff photo by Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer)

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    Falmouth voters stand booth-to-booth during a busy Election Day at Falmouth High School.

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    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Betsy Sweet greets a voter at Hall-Dale elementary school in Hallowell. Sweet said she voted for herself first and Mark Eves second but kept the rest of her ranked choice ballot private.

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    Betsy Sweet, left, and her daughter Paley Sweet chat after they cast their vote in Hallowell Tuesday.

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    A long line of Falmouth voters await their turn to scan their completed ballots on Tuesday at Falmouth High School.

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    Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Mayhew, left, arrives at the polls in her home town of China Tuesday morning, accompanied by her 18-year-old son, Chance Reed, who voted for the first time (he voted for his mom). Mayhew said she only voted for herself and did not rank any other candidates because she “completely disagrees” with ranked- choice voting.

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    Mayhew hugs her son, Chance Reed, after he cast his ballot for his mother as the Republican nominee for governor.

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    Garrett Mason, left, field staff member T'Shawn Myvett look over results in Lisbon on Tuesday.

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