The union that represents troopers who work for the Vermont State Police has endorsed incumbent Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican. The Vermont Troopers Association supports Scott because he has helped to ensure that police receive “fair compensation for putting their lives on the line every day to keep Vermonters safe.” “I’m honored to have […]
Absentee and early voting for the General Election started on Friday. Voters can request ballots before the election from their town clerk from now until the day before the election. Jim Condos, the Secretary of State, says early voting is designed to make it easier for Vermonters who have scheduling conflicts to cast ballots well […]
Vermont Public Radio will host a live gubernatorial debate on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The 90-minute live broadcast will feature three candidates for governor: incumbent Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, Republican Scott Milne and Dan Feliciano, a libertarian. VPR hosts Bob Kinzel and Jane Lindholm will ask the candidates questions. The debate format will also […]
“I expect Shumlin to come in first,” Davis said. “But Shumlin needs to work hard to get above 50. If he wants a mandate for single payer he needs half of the votes cast.” He suggested that the Democratic field organizers are going to need to work hard to get independents who lean Democratic to turn out and get Shumlin’s percentage above 50.
A New York Times/CBS/YouGov.com opt-in, online poll of 430 Vermonters conducted Aug. 18-Sept. 2 shows a 11 percentage point gap between Milne and Shumlin. In the survey, 41 percent of Vermonters supported Shumlin, and 30 percent backed Milne. Fifteen percent of the respondents said they were undecided.
WDEV hosted a debate with four candidates for governor on Saturday at the Tunbridge World’s Fair: Emily Peyton, an independent, Dan Feliciano, a libertarian, Scott Milne, a Republican and Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat. Mark Johnson, the host of the hourlong debate, asked the candidates questions about health care reform, property taxes, the state budget, […]