Voters line at the polling station at the Wyndham Garden Gainesville hotel to cast their vote before the polls close in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Supporters of Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum and Dr. Kayser Enneking, a candidate for Florida Senate, had water, pizza and other snacks for voters waiting in line. (Chris Day/WUFT News)
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Photo Gallery: Decision Day In Alachua County

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Lining up to vote

The line of voters at the Wyndham Garden Hotel stretched into the hotel’s parking lot Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Campaign volunteers provided voters with pizza and water as they waited between one and a half to two hours to cast their ballots. (Dakota Williams/WUFT News)

 

Shonda Browne, right, waits for more than 40 minutes with her daughter Jaela to make it halfway through the line at the voting precinct at the Wyndham Garden hotel in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Some voters were waiting between 90 minutes to two hours to vote on Election Day. (Dakota Williams/WUFT News)

 

Voters wait well into the evening at the voting precinct at Wyndham Garden hotel to cast their vote before the polls close in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Chris Day/WUFT News)

 

Supporters of gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum and Dr. Kayser Enneking, a candidate for Florida senate, had water, pizza and other snacks for voters waiting in line at Wyndham Garden voting precinct in Gainesville on Tuesday, Dec. 6. (Chris Day/WUFT News)

 

The returns come in

Ballots are counted at the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections Office on election night in Gainesville. (Nicole Needles/WUFT News)

 

About 100 people came out to support Ted Yoho’s watching party at The Social in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Gaby Eseverri/WUFT News)

 

A crowd reacts to early polling results for the 2018 midterm elections at the Democratic Joint Victory Party at the Cypress and Grove Brewery in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Kaitlin Hall/WUFT News)

 

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho reacts to the welcome from family, friends, student-volunteers and supporters at The Social in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Gaby Eseverri/WUFT News)

 

Viewers of the election results at the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville laugh with one another on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Sarah Ludwig, Jesse Smith and friends (right to left) watched the results while enjoying drinks and popcorn. (Lexie Miller/WUFT News)

 

Layne Schultetus, 69, cheers as Andrew Gillum announces his concession in the race at around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6. “I’m a Trump-oholic,” he said at The Social restaurant. He’s been supporting Yoho since his first election in 2012. (Gaby Eseverri/WUFT News)

 

Chuck Clemons supporters celebrate as their candidate is elected for the Florida state House of Representatives for District 21 on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Copper Monkey in Gainesville. (Adrian Casaretto/WUFT News)

 

Juliun Kinsey (left) and Wallace Mazon (right) react to the early Democrat lead in the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representative and Florida Gubernatorial races at the Democratic Joint Victory Party at Cypress and Grove Brewery in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Photo by Marcelo Rondon/WUFT News)

 

Doris Perry, mother of Florida state Sen. Keith Perry, shows off her Apple watch at the watch party for her son’s election to Florida State Senate at Ballyhoo in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Chris Day/WUFT News)

 

Alachua County Democratic Party Vice-Chair James Thompson reads out early local results in the 2018 Midterm Elections as Faye Williams reacts at the Democratic Joint Victory Party held at Cypress and Grove Brewery in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Photo by Marcelo Rondon/WUFT News)

 

A table at the Copper Monkey in Gainesville holds beverage cups and laptops as Chuck Clemons sits with Brian Graham, his campaign’s consultant, and other supporters as they await the results for the new House Representative for District 21 on Tuesday, Nov. 6.(Adrian Casaretto/WUFT News)

 

Heather Eakin squishes the head of a Republican candidate on the cinema screen at The Hippodrome in Gainesville during election results on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Friend Kayla Sosnow laughs along with her. (Lexie Miller/WUFT News)

 

Sharla Head-Jones, a campaign assistant for Florida state Sen. Keith Perry, cuts the cake for supporters after Perry wins re-election to the Florida State Senate on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Chris Day/WUFT News)

 

Alex Zawadski, Aanchel Shah and Stephanie Gonzalez watch as Gov. Rick Scott takes the lead over Sen. Bill Nelson in the U.S. Senate race. Attendees of the Democratic Joint Victory Party at Cypress and Grove Brewery in Gainesville on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (Photo by Marcelo Rondon/WUFT News)

 

The Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville was lit up in red, white and blue for an election results watch party on Tuesday Nov. 6. The theatre played results on several screens throughout and had the bar open. (Lexie Miller/WUFT News)

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