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 […]

On video: 7 gubernatorial candidates deliver spiels to business leaders

Each candidate had 10 minutes to answer the questions, which ranged from “Is Vermont anti-business” to “What is your favorite candy bar?”

Dunne files personal financial disclosure form

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 17th Contact Kevin O’Holleran (802) 478-0858 – office (312) 804-3825 – mobile Dunne Files Personal Financial Disclosure and Outlines “Transparency for the 21st Century” Proposal WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Democratic candidate for Governor Matt Dunne released his personal financial disclosure form today, following up on a pledge he made several […]

Transparency dustup? Dunne campaign calls on Markowitz to retract statements + video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 12th Contact Kevin O’Holleran (802) 478-0858 – office (312) 804-3825 – mobile Dunne Responds to Candidates’ Statements Opposing Transparency Measures WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – On Tuesday Democratic candidate for Governor Matt Dunne called on all candidates to submit the same personal financial disclosure forms required by Congress on May 17th, […]

Dunne requests all gubernatorial candidates submit personal financial disclosures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 11th Contact Kevin O’Holleran (802) 478-0858 – office (312) 804-3825 – mobile Matt Dunne Requests All Gubernatorial Candidates Submit Personal Financial Disclosures by May 17 Sends Letter with Personal Financial Disclosure Form to Each Gubernatorial Candidate WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Democratic candidate for Governor Matt Dunne called on all candidates […]

Former Bernie Sanders chief of staff Jeff Weaver endorses Dunne for governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 10th Contact Kevin O’Holleran (802) 478-0858 – office (312) 804-3825 – mobile Former Bernie Sanders Chief of Staff Jeff Weaver Endorses Dunne for Governor WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – Jeff Weaver, former Chief of Staff in Senator Bernie Sanders’ House and Senate offices and Sanders’ former campaign manager, endorsed Matt Dunne […]

Dunne calls on Dubie to support regional development corporations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 6th Contact Kevin O’Holleran (802) 478-0858 – office (312) 804-3825 – mobile While Touring Businesses in Jacksonville, Dover, and Wilmington, Matt Dunne Calls On Douglas Administration to Put Support Back Behind Regional Development Corporations and for Dubie to Clarify His Position WHITE RIVER JUNCTION – While touring local businesses and […]