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    Linda Case, Falmouth's deputy town clerk, strides through the polling location at Falmouth High School to answer a voter's question.

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    The line to register to vote at Merrill Auditorium in Portland stretches out the door, down the hallway and almost outside with a hour and 20 minutes to go before the polls close.

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    Voters fill out their ballots at Merrill Auditorium with a hour and 20 minutes to go before the polls close.

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    A long line of voters waits at the Deering High School polling place in Portland shortly after 7 a.m. on Election Day.

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    Jordan Kratz of the punk rock band Big Meat Hammer picks up his dog Harvey after filling out a ballot at Howard C. Reiche Community School in Portland.

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    Waterville resident Ivan Fletcher holds his son Colton, who receives a voting sticker from volunteer Carlton Carey, after Fletcher voted at the American Legion in Waterville on Tuesday.

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    Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap fields a phone call during a stop at Merrill Auditorium, one of several election-day stops, to see how the polling process was going.

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    Lenny Colello of Standish gives a "thumbs-up" to passing motorists on Route 1 in Scarborough on election day.

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    Stacey Gosselin rocks her 6-week-old son, Cooper, while waiting to cast her ballot at the Kittery Community Center on Tuesday morning. Gosselin said, “This is an important election so we did what we have to do.” Stacey said she voted for Trump.

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    Voters stand in line at the Woodfords Club polling place in Portland shortly after 8:30 Tuesday morning.

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    Robert Provencher and Andrew Ready sit in the sunshine Tuesday afternoon while watching voters file into and out of Biddeford High School.

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    Karen Richards, of Portland, reads about the referendum questions while waiting in line to vote at the Woodfords Club in Portland on Election Day. "I like to read all the arguments so I can make an informed decision," she said.

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    Voters wait in line to cast ballots around 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday in the Augusta Armory.

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    Auron King, 4, takes in the view as he helps his parents, Aurora and Justin, vote at Biddeford High School. Aurora, who was headed to classes at Maine College of Art in Portland after voting, said "it's been a bit of a challenge today, but this is the first election we have felt the need to get out and vote."

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    Rick Langley was the first voter to cast a ballot at the Augusta Armory Tuesday morning.

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    Long lines keep the Deering High School voting booths bustling in Portland early Election Day morning.

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    PORTLAND, ME - NOVEMBER 08: Erik Orellana, 5, of Portland, waits patiently on the floor of the Merrill Auditorium Rehearsal Hall as his aunt Christina Jimenez votes, and his sister Vanessa, 7, runs behind the voting booth on Tuesday. Carl D. Walsh/ Staff Photographer

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    Claudette Levesque, right, a resident of Biddeford for over 50 years and a former third grade teacher, hands an "I Voted" sticker to Auron King, 4, as he helps his parents, Aurora and Justin, vote at Biddeford High School.

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    Stephanie Salamone talks with her daughter Francesca, 4, while waiting to vote at Deering High School in Portland Tuesday morning. The lines were longer than Stephanie thought they would be. "We might be a little late for work and school, but this is a priority," she said.

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    Ballot clerk Margot Coryell, left, watches George Willard drop his ballot into the box Tuesday afternoon at the Mount Vernon Community Center.

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    Scores of people were lined up at 7:30 a.m Tuesday at the Woodfords Club polling place in Portland.

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    Paul LeBlanc, a member of the Kittery/Eliot Memorial Post 9394, hands out "Buddy" poppies to voters as they exit the polls at the Kittery Community Center. The poppy is recognized as the memorial flower in countries throughout the world.

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    Voters line up to cast their ballots at 7 a.m. Tuesday in Falmouth as the polls open on Election Day.

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    Only one voting machine means a long wait for Gov. Paul LePage and first lady Ann LePage Tuesday morning in Augusta's 1st Ward.

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    Amber Baker takes a few minutes to fill out a Lyman Comprehensive Plan survey after casting her vote at the town hall. Amber said during this “stressful and frustrating” election she tried to study candidates and issues in depth in order to make the right decisions. She said she values voting on local issues as she and her fiance are interested in living in the area and raising a family.

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    Voters select baked goods after casting their votes at the Kittery Community Center. All proceeds from baked good sales will go towards the Traip Academy 2017 Project Graduation.

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    A voter fill out his ballot at Merrill Auditorium Tuesday evening.

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    The line to register to vote at Merrill Auditorium at 6:40 p.m.

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