Southeast Connecticut votes
A line curves around the hall outside the door of polling station 2 at Harbor School in New London soon after the polls opened Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Polling station 3 is also located at Harbor School today after the Ocean Beach location was damaged by Hurricane Sandy last week.
Voters wait in line to place their ballot in the ballot box while others are at the voting booths in the background Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Ledyard Center School polling station.
Election moderator Kurt Zemba, back, directs Don Tapper, at left, the Old Lyme Republican Registrar of Voters, where to place a voting booth at the Cross Lane Fire House while machine technician Larry Peterson works on another booth before the polls open. Election workers began their day at 4 a.m. to set up for election day.
East Lyme First Selectman Paul Formica greets a group of young campaign supporters outside the East Lyme Community Center where he voted and campaigned Tuesday morning, Nov. 6, 2012. Formica is running for U.S. Representative in the 2nd District.
Lance, a two-year-old bichon poodle, waits for his owner, Steve McCabe, while he fills out his ballot at the polling station located at the Stonington Borough Firehouse Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.
A crowd waits in the hall for their turn to move up to the table to check in so they can vote at the polling station at Ledyard Center School Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.
Jenny Middleton, 6, visits with Ballot Clerks Joseph Rose Jr. and Maryann Bessette as her mother, Lauren Middleton, picks up her ballot at the polling station located at the Stonington Borough Firehouse Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012.
As of 5 p.m., 57 percent of Waterford's 13,076 registered voters had cast ballots.
At District 1 at Ledyard Center School, 2,712 had voted by around 3:30 p.m. -- 53 percent of the 5,100 registered voters.
More than 1,000 people had cast votes at Preston Town Hall by noon, said poll worker Rebecca Consolini. Lines had formed well before 6 a.m.
Norwich registrars reported a 48 percent turnout of the 23,517 registered voters citywide as of 5 p.m., with precincts at the Samuel Huntington and John M. Moriarty schools leading with 54 percent turnout.