House 2016

House panel to weigh in on disputed election

It is due to recommend whether Republican Bob Frenier should keep the Orange-1 seat that Susan Hatch Davis, a Progressive, held for five terms and wants back. But the House doesn’t have to follow the advice.

Condos rejects challenge to House member over recount

The leader of the House Progressive caucus sought to block Bob Frenier from being seated because his election is in dispute.

Second recount comes out in Ainsworth’s favor by single vote

David Ainsworth, a Royalton Republican, said Rep. Sarah Buxton, D-Tunbridge, his four-time rival, congratulated him after the tally was announced and the two hugged.

Disagreement during recount gets party leader escorted out

The Vermont GOP’s executive director has expressed frustration over inconsistency in the process. Monday he was removed from the Orange County Courthouse after challenging a clerk, say people who were there.

Three-vote loss in House race brings talk of recount

ROYALTON — State Rep. Sarah Buxton, D-Tunbridge, won the Windsor-Orange 1 Vermont House race by three votes Tuesday, and Republican challenger David Ainsworth said he planned to ask for a recount.

Rutland County’s 3 senators returning to Statehouse

Incumbent Sens. Peg Flory, Kevin Mullin and Brian Collamore, all Republicans, were re-elected Tuesday. In the Rutland-Bennington district, incumbent Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman, a Progressive, led Jonas Rosenthal.

UPDATED: Incumbents retain Windham County House seats

Rep. Laura Sibilia, I-Dover, and Democratic Reps. David Deen, of Westminster, and Mike Mrowicki, of Putney, each bested challengers Tuesday.

In Addison County race, names not on the ballot loom large

Bernie Sanders has endorsed one challenger in the contest for two House seats, while the two Republican contenders see an unusual time for their party.

GOP House candidate facing criminal revenge porn charge

Vermont Republican Party Executive Director Jeff Bartley said “there is no room” in the party for someone who engages in such conduct.

Sole Republican challenges incumbent Democrats for House in Manchester

Democrats Steve Berry, of Manchester, and five-term lawmaker Cynthia Browning of Arlington are the incumbents.

Mike McCarthy Receives National Recognition

News Release — Mike McCarthy Oct. 19, 2016 Contact: Mike McCarthy campaign [email protected] Named to the Progressive Change Campaign Committee’s 2016 Power List October 19, 2016 — Mike McCarthy, who is running for the Vermont House of Representatives in Saint Albans (Franklin-3-1), was named to the Progressive Change Campaign Committee’s 2016 Power List, which recognizes […]

Mari Cordes Receives National Recognition

News Release — Mari Cordes Oct. 19, 2016 Contact: Mari Cordes campaign 802.989.9267 Named to the Progressive Change Campaign Committee’s 2016 Power List October 19, 2016 — Mari Cordes, who is running for the Vermont House of Representatives in Addison-4, was named to the Progressive Change Campaign Committee’s 2016 Power List, which recognizes rising political […]

Rivals again face off in Windham-Bennington vote

The contest pits the fiscally conservative policies of Rep. Laura Sibilia, I-Dover, against the progressive agenda of John Moran, a Democrat who represented the district before losing to Sibilia.

Vermont Sierra Club Announces Legislative Endorsements: Supports Candidates with History of a Strong Conservation Ethic

News Release — Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club Oct. 6, 2016 Contact: David Ellenbogen, Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club Political Committee Chair Robb Kidd, 802-505-1540 Sierra Club Vermont Conservation Program Manager. Montpelier, VT: The Vermont Sierra Club is pleased to announce its endorsements for the 2016 general election. These endorsements accompany their earlier, […]