Dubie is the top rainmaker in governor’s race; Markowitz leads Dems

Put together, the five Democratic challengers drew $1.49 million and attracted 3,426 donors of less than $100 for the primary election on Aug. 24.

Dunne campaign raises $267,860

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 14 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile Dunne Campaign Has Strong Showing in Financial Filing WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Today the Dunne Campaign submitted their financial filing detailing campaign finances from October 2009 (when Dunne declared his candidacy) through July 12. The Dunne Campaign reported […]

Dunne: Vermonters across the nation want to come home VIDEO extra

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 14 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile Vermonters across the nation want to come home WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Since announcing his candidacy, Matt Dunne’s campaign has been powered by young people who have been drawn to his message of innovation, new jobs, and moving […]

Trail tidbits: Can’t we be friends; Have you missed them yet? Endorsement inflation? Surveyor says

With more than 8,000 Facebook fans, Dubie wins the social marketing-whiz award hands-down. The Republican candidate is ahead of the five Democratic primary contenders by a factor of six or seven.

Dunne endorsed by 26 Vermont business leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 6 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile Matt Dunne Endorsed by 26 Vermont Business Leaders WINOOSKI – Today, 26 business leaders from across Vermont endorsed Matt Dunne’s campaign for Governor. Matt Dunne announced the endorsements at a press conference at Champlain Mill, a historic landmark […]

Six lawmakers back Dunne

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 30 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile Matt Dunne Announces Second Round of Endorsements from Legislators and State Leaders White River Junction – Today, Matt Dunne announced endorsements from four State Legislators and two State leaders. These six new endorsements add to the growing number […]

In Profile: Matt Dunne, a precocious candidate with no shortage of confidence

At 40 years old, Dunne is the youngest candidate in the 2010 race — a fact that can be both an asset and a liability, but, as with most jabs of offense, Dunne has a pre-packaged parry: He’s the same age as Howard Dean when he took office.

Dunne kicks off grassroots tour of Vermont

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 24 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile Matt Dunne Kicks Off Grassroots Campaign with Seven Stop Statewide Tour White River Junction – Today, Matt Dunne kicked off his grassroots campaign with a full day tour of Vermont, making stops in seven parts of the state […]

Rasmussen: Dubie leads all Democratic candidates in poll by wide margin

Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie remains ahead of all five of his Democratic opponents in the race for governor of Vermont, crossing the 50% mark in four of the match-ups, according to a new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Vermont.

Dunne kicks off grassroots campaign

MEDIA ADVISORY Tuesday, June 22 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile Matt Dunne to Kick Off Grassroots Campaign On Thursday, June 24 Matt Dunne will kick off the grassroots component of his campaign with a full day tour of Vermont. From service events, to rallies, to downtown walks, Matt will […]

Trail tidbits: Spaulding endorses Shumlin; How green is Dubie’s valley? Lettuce picking and one for the Gibber

Dubie took a hit last week for changing a statement about climate change. One observer called it the “first real mistake of the campaign.”

ICYMI: Addison Independent gives Dunne thumbs up

MEDIA ADVISORY Friday, June 18 Contact Eitan Bencuya (802) 478-0858 – office (415) 255-5521 – mobile ICYMI: Three Articles on Matt Dunne In case you missed it, yesterday three stories profiling Matt Dunne and his approach to bringing fresh ideas to Vermont appeared in local papers. * Addison County Independent – Dunne stresses new direction […]

Catch the candidates: Calendar through June 20

With six candidates running for governor, it can be hard to keep track of who is where when. That’s why vtdigger.org will be posting a weekly summary of the upcoming whereabouts of Republican Brian Dubie and the five Democratic primary candidates – Susan Bartlett, Matt Dunne, Deb Markowitz, Doug Racine and Peter Shumlin.

Dunne announces legislative endorsements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 8th Contact Kevin O’Holleran (802) 478-0858 – office (312) 804-3825 – mobile Matt Dunne Announces First Round of Legislative Endorsements from State Leaders Legislators from Seven Counties Voice Support for Dunne Burlington — This morning, nine Vermont legislators from across the state voiced their support for Matt Dunne’s bid for […]