Knox County voters went strongly for Democratic candidates for the Legislature, Blaine House and Congress.

Of the 18 municipalities in Knox County, 13 supported the Democratic slate of candidates while five (Warren, Union, Washington, Friendship, and Cushing) voted almost exclusively for Republicans.

In the race for governor, incumbent Democratic Gov. Janet Mills of Farmington received 13,192 votes in Knox County compared to 8,682 for former Republican Gov. Paul LePage of Edgecomb. Independent Sam Hunkler of Beals got 383 votes.

For the First Congressional District, Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of North Haven was backed in Knox County 13,316 to 8,346 over Republican challenger Edward Thelander of Bristol. Pingree won election to an eighth two-year term in Congress.

Thirteen of the municipalities voted for all Democrats while five voted for all Republican candidates other than one race (the Maine House District 44 race) in which Warren and Union supported incumbent independent state Rep. William Pluecker of Warren over Republican challenger Crystal Lynn Robinson of Hope.

Cushing, Friendship and Washington voted for all Republicans.

Camden provided the largest margins for Democratic candidates. For instance in the race for governor, Camden supported Mills 2,601 to 631 for LePage.

Friendship provided the largest margins for Republican candidates, supporting LePage 476 to 278 for the incumbent Democrat.