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Primary Day, Sept. 11, 2012Voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide Republican and Democratic candidates for November's general election.

A voter makes her way into a voting booth before casting a ballot during Tuesday's elections at the Ward 8 polls at Bektash Shriners in Concord.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Anthony Sarcione gets a sticker from Clerk Nancy Tewksbury for helping his grandmother Rosemary Isabelle vote during Tuesday's elections at the Ward 8 polls at Bektash Shriners in Concord. Also pictured is Moderator Dennis Tewksbury.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
A trickle of voters come and go during Tuesday's elections at Northwest Elementary School in Manchester. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Republican candidate for governor Ovide Lamontagne greets voter Lisa Boutin outside of the polls at Northwest Elementary School in Manchester on Tuesday.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Poll worker Ben Soule of Manchester helps a voter with the curtain of the voting booth at the polls at St. Pius in Manchester on Tuesday.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Agnes Hayes shows her drivers license for the trial run of the new voter identification law before voting in Tuesday's elections at Northwest Elementary School in Manchester.  (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER)
Anna Prior, 9, of Exeter, a friend of Maggie Hassan's family, hangs out at Hassan primary night headquarters, the Puritan Conference Center, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Exeter selectman Dan Chartrand, left, gets a high-five from Maggie Hassan family friend Bob Prior after the numbers from Exeter were reported at Hassan primary night headquarters, the Puritan Conference Center, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
After winning the Democratic primary for governor, Maggie Hassan speaks at her primary night headquarters, the Puritan Conference Center, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
After winning the Democratic primary for governor, Maggie Hassan supporters celebrate as she's introduced at her primary night headquarters, the Puritan Conference Center, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Maggie Hassan supporters hang out and wait for results at Hassan primary night headquarters, the Puritan Conference Center, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
After winning the Democratic primary for governor, Maggie Hassan speaks at her primary night headquarters, the Puritan Conference Center, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Ovide Lamontagne, republican candidate for the Governor of New Hampshire, addresses supporters while his wife Bettie watches at the Grappone Center in Concord Tuesday night. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Ovide Lamontagne, republican candidate for the Governor of New Hampshire, embraces his wife Bettie before speaking to supporters at the Grappone Center in Concord Tuesday night. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Ovide Lamontagne, republican candidate for the Governor of New Hampshire, addresses supporters at the Grappone Center in Concord Tuesday night. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Ovide Lamontagne, republican candidate for the Governor of New Hampshire, and his wife, Bettie, watch the results come in on television while at the Grappone Center in Concord Tuesday night. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)
Jackie Cilley supporter Mary Beth Ayvazian of Temple, give a hug to Cilley as she enters the campaign headquarters at the Shaskeen Pub on Elm street in Manchester on Tuesday night. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Democratic candidate for Governor Jackie Cilley speaks to supporters at the Shaskeen Pub on Elm Street in Manchester after yesterday’s primary election results were available. Cilley was defeated by Maggie Hassan  (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Jackie Cilley supporter Mary Welch of Litchfield, speaks to Cilley as she leaves the campaign headquarters at the Shaskeen Pub on Elm street in Manchester on Tuesday night. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Jackie Cilley supporter Maureen Mann of Deerfield, reacts as she watches election results at the Cilley headquarters at the Shaskeen Pub on Elm street in Manchester on Tuesday night. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Jackie Cilley supporters, from left, Maureen Mann of Deerfield, Mary Beth Walz of Bow, and Harry Judd of Bow watch election results at the Cilley headquarters at the Shaskeen Pub on Elm street in Manchester on Tuesday night. (Bruce Preston / Union Leader)
Kevin Smith staff member Danielle Gonzales, of Hopkinton, unrolls a roll of campaign stickes to hand out at Smith's primary night headquarters, the Derryfield, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Kevin Smith supporters Tom Mullen, left, and George Wright, of Campton, check early primary results on the TV at Kevin Smith's primary night headquarters, the Derryfield, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)
Marty Bove, of Londonderry, checks in at Republican candidate Kevin Smith's headquarters, the Derryfield, Tuesday night in Manchester. (JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER)