CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine — First-term incumbent state Sen. Rebecca Millett has been re-elected in Senate District 29.

Millett received 9,897 votes for the seat in the former District 7, which includes all of Cape Elizabeth and South Portland, and coastal Scarborough.

Republican Bill De Sena received 6,524 votes and Green Independent Mark Diehl received 2,069 votes.

Millett has lived in Cape Elizabeth for 15 years. Prior to her election to the Senate she served on the School Board for six years. She also co-founded Citizen Advocates for Public Education, a group to advance local education.

Millett in September said education is still one of her top priorities and she would like to create stronger programming for students at all levels. She said this is especially important for younger children.