BELFAST — Polling locations throughout the city were busy Tuesday, Nov. 2, as voters turned out for Election Day.

Voters from Wards 3 and 4 used the new Tarratine Hall location at 153 Main St. to cast their votes this year.

A line of residents could be seen waiting to enter the main entrance at around 9 a.m.

Voters fill out their ballots at the new polling location at the Tarratine Tribe on Main Street in Belfast Nov. 2. Photo by Fran Gonzalez

One election official for Wards 1 and 2, which voted at the Belfast Boathouse, said voters had been coming all morning at a good clip.

Voters in Wards 1 and 2 wait in line to vote at the Belfast Boathouse Nov. 2. Photo by Fran Gonzalez

He attributed the interest from voters to ballot Question 1, which deals with banning electric transmission lines in the Upper Kennebec region.

In Waldo, Town Clerk Sandra Smith at mid-afternoon said she had 22 absentee ballots in hand, and so far had seen more voters than she expected. Although there were no lines inside, voters arrived steadily at the door to the Community Hall.

There was little action down the road at Morrill Community Center on Election Day afternoon.

In Waldo, a voter arrives at the Community Hall accompanied by her child shortly after 2 p.m. Photo by Carolyn Zachary

One of several voters arriving in a fairly steady stream around 2:30 p.m. at Waldo’s polling place. Photo by Carolyn Zachary

 

 

Morrill’s polling place wasn’t seeing much action at mid-afternoon on Election Day. Photo by Carolyn Zachary