Milne won’t seek recount, but isn’t conceding the race

The totals in last Tuesday’s gubernatorial election were made official Wednesday; Gov. Shumlin finished first with 2,434 votes more than Scott Milne. The Republican candidate declined to seek a recount, but didn’t concede the race. He is still considering an appeal to the Legislature, which will formally elect the next governor since no candidate won a majority of the vote.


Supreme Court upholds campaign finance ruling against Green Mountain Future

Today the Vermont Supreme Court issued a decision upholding the State’s enforcement of Vermont’s campaign finance law against Green Mountain Future (“GMF”), an advocacy organization primarily funded by the Democratic Governors Association. The Court affirmed the lower court’s findings that GMF committed campaign finance law violations during the 2010 gubernatorial race. Specifically, GMF violated the […]