A battle for control of the Maine Legislature starts with political newcomers and veterans facing off in the Tuesday primary election that'll determine who appears on the November ballot.

Republicans currently control Maine's Senate and Democrats lead the House.

With no statewide races, Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap anticipates light voter turnout.

The only contested congressional primary features two Republicans vying to unseat Democratic Rep. Chellie Pingree. (AP)

Central Mainers also have a issues to be considering.