Vermont Republicans lost all but one statewide contest, did not pick up any state Senate seats and lost ground in the state House.
Beginning on Jan. 1, Vermont’s minimum wage will increase from $12.55 to $13.18 per hour.
The Secretary of State’s Office on Tuesday certified Vermont’s 2022 election results.
The 30-year-old billionaire and celebrity of the cryptocurrency world has found himself in hot water as the cryptocurrency exchange he helmed, FTX, collapsed.
The crypto giant FTX has plummeted to bankruptcy after lending billions of customer dollars to an affiliated hedge fund. Several FTX executives at the heart of the scandal previously bolstered U.S. Rep.-elect Becca Balint’s primary campaign.
The Vermont Democrats won big in Tuesday’s midterms for the U.S. Senate and House. But their election night celebrations were tinged by an underlying fear for the future of the GOP and American democracy.
In securing his fourth term, the popular incumbent governor outperformed his Democratic opponent Brenda Siegel in every Vermont city and town.
The Progressive/Democrat held the same office for two terms before vacating the seat in 2020 to run for governor.
Balint’s win brings Vermont in line with the rest of the nation. Until Tuesday, Vermont was the only state that had never elected a woman to its congressional delegation.
U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., has been elected to succeed longtime U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., whose term concludes in January.