Five Democratic primary candidates for governor embark on "Unity" tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 7, 2010 Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Launch a United Vision for Vermont Tour Burlington, Vt – The presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee, Peter Shumlin and the four other Democratic Candidates for Governor today launched their United Vision for Vermont Tour. The candidates will make seven stops throughout the state on the two-day tour […]

Welcome to political purgatory: Will Dems give Dubie an edge as waiting game begins?

The Vermont Democratic Party’s foray into the General Election gubernatorial race is on hold until a candidate emerges from the smoke.

ICYMI, on video: Vermont Democratic Party unity rally

The Vermont Democratic Party held a unity rally for the 13 party candidates for statewide races, including state auditor, secretary of state, lieutenant governor and governor. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., headlined the event.

Dems primary cheat sheet #2: A guide to the gubernatorial candidates’ stances on economic development

Though the Dems have similar policy stances, their job creation approaches and priorities differ substantially.

Primary cheat sheet #1: A guide to the gubernatorial candidates’ stances on the budget, health care and education

We point out subtle and not-so-subtle policy nuances that might help Democratic primary voters decide which gubernatorial candidate to vote for on Tuesday.

Pulcer: Vermont’s broadband infrastructure rating drops to 50th in the nation

The five Democratic candidates agree on many issues. But Matt Dunne really gets what Con Hogan understood back in 2002 about broadband infrastructure. As an old-fogey in the Info Tech field since 1977, I think Matt Dunne is the candidate who can really significantly improve broadband access in Vermont.

In the aggregate: A Who’s Who of primary candidates

Check out our exhaustive listing of links to profiles of primary election candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state and state auditor by Vermont media outlets. Primary day is Tuesday, Aug. 24.

Dunne releases “experience” ad, garners support from business leaders

Dunne Campaign Releases New Web Video Ad: “Experience” WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Today the Matt Dunne Campaign released a new web video ad, titled “Experience,” explaining why Dunne is best suited to win in November. In a 30-second long personal message to voters, Dunne challenges Brian Dubie over the loss of jobs and decline in […]

Bast: Independents could make the difference in primary race

Dunne is the only Democratic candidate who offers a new governmental leadership perspective, a solid grounding in large-scale management in the private sector and a grasp of the key elements of new technologies from the viewpoint of an active participant, and can bring that perspective to the fore in revitalizing Vermont’s economy.

In Profile: With head-on approach to state’s fiscal problems, Racine is betting he can finish first

Racine says the budget gap can be solved through government efficiencies, targeted taxes on Internet sales or junk food and careful use of cash reserves.

Dunne raps Dubie for economic plan, touts Randolph newspaper endorsement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 19 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile Dunne Responds to Dubie Campaign’s Misguided Statement, Knocks Dubie for Bush Dinner Dunne: “While Brian was dining with President Bush, we were presenting an economic development to Vermont business leaders.” WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Today the Dunne campaign […]

In the final stretch, no sure bet for Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial primary

Garrison Nelson says the two frontrunners are Shumlin and Markowitz; Chris Graff and Eric Davis say the four strongest contenders have an equal shot at the governor’s office.

Dunne, McKibben attack Dubie’s economic record

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 17 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile Matt Dunne Challenges Brian Dubie on Economy BURLINGTON – Today, on the steps of Burlington City Hall, Matt Dunne challenged Lt. Governor Brian Dubie over both his record and statements regarding the Vermont economy. He was accompanied by […]

Shumlin, Markowitz are neck and neck in race for contributions; donations only $5 apart

The 2010 gubernatorial race is already the most expensive in Vermont history. The six candidates have raised nearly $3 million so far.