U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree will be going back to Washington to represent Maine’s 1st District. She spoke with Morning Edition host Irwin Gratz about the election and her goals for Congress in the next session.
In the race for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District, Democrat incumbent Jared Golden is leading Republican challenger Dale Crafts by a solid 6 percent margin. But Golden was reluctant to declare victory before all of the votes were counted.
Elections officials nationally have been warning that it could take days or longer to know how a particular state voted in the race for president and other major offices. But Secretary of State Matt Dunlap says early processing of absentee ballots in Maine means some results may be clear tonight.
Nov. 3 is the final voting day of the 2020 election. The presidency as well as several key Senate, House and gubernatorial races are on the line. Follow NPR’s live coverage and results as they come in.
Parties, Advocates Tap Hundreds Of Volunteer Poll Watchers To Help Ensure Election Integrity
High turnout and high tension have led to deep concerns about the integrity of the election that will reach a crescendo Tuesday. In Maine, advocacy groups and election staff are working to ensure that citizens come away knowing that their votes count — and will actually be counted.