Compare the candidates: The lieutenant governor’s race, issue by issue

In this side-by-side comparison, we analyze the lieutenant governor candidates’ stances on health care reform, education, energy, the economy and prisons. Phil Scott, the incumbent Republican, and Cassandra Gekas, the Progressive/Democratic challenger, hold opposing positions on nearly every issue.

Read bios of Gekas and Scott and size up their political views.

Check out the side-by-side comparison of gubernatorial candidates Peter Shumlin and Randy Brock.

Alicia Freese



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