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For MPBN's Your Vote 2014 live election results, click here.MPBN’s elections compendium is brought to you by AARP, MEMIC and Lambert Coffin.Debates:Click here to watch the 1st Congressional District debateClick here to watch the 2nd Congressional District debateClick here to watch the Senate debateClick here to watch the gubernatorial debateResources:Gubernatorial Race: GridPaul LePage (R)Mike Michaud (D): Profile, Maine Calling interviewEliot Cutler (I): Maine Calling interviewSenate Race: GridSusan Collins (R): Profile, Maine Calling interviewShenna Bellows (D): Profile, Maine Calling interview1st District Congressional Race: GridChellie Pingree (D): Profile, Maine Calling interviewIsaac Misiuk (R): Profile, Maine Calling interviewRichard Murphy (I): Profile, Maine Calling interview2nd District Congressional Race: GridEmily Cain (D): Profile, Maine Calling interviewBruce Poliquin (R): Profile, Maine Calling interviewBlaine Richardson (I): Profile, Maine Calling interviewFor a list of referendum questions, click here.

Emily Cain Concedes 2nd District Seat to Bruce Poliquin

Democrat Emily Cain has formally conceded the 2nd Congressional District race to Republican Bruce Poliquin. The vote counting last night showed a contest neither candidate was willing to call before breaking off their election-night gatherings. The Bangor Daily News did call the race for Poliquin early this morning.

In an emailed statement, Cain writes, "Last night we experienced a national wave of frustration with a Congress that has refused to come to the table to solve problems, and people are right to be upset."

She adds, "I hope that Washington listens to the message that was sent and puts aside partisanship and politics and starts putting people first."

The 2nd District seat is currently held by Democrat Mike Michaud, who gave it up to make what turned out to be an unsuccessful bid to unseat Republican Paul LePage. However, Republicans already have strong control of the U.S. House, so this seat switch won't have a major effect on Congressional politics.