Maine Senate President-to-be Kevin Raye (center) welcomes Gov.-elect Paul LePage, a fellow Republican, to the Senate chamber on Friday. Mr. LePage narrowly won a three-way contest for governor. (Associated Press)

Maine Senate President-to-be Kevin Raye (center) welcomes Gov.-elect Paul LePage, a fellow Republican, to the Senate chamber on Friday. Mr. LePage narrowly won a three-way contest for governor. (Associated Press)