Campaigns, political parties, and action committees have filed the first post-election finance filings, revealing how the money was spent during an unusual election period.
The governor’s overwhelming margin of victory also points up the fact that Zuckerman is not, first and foremost, a Democrat.
The 36-year-old assistant attorney general had faced repeated questions about her residency and voting record.
While Covid-19 has changed the way candidates have attempted to reach voters, it is also changing how campaigns will watch as results come in Tuesday.
When it comes to campaign cash, Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman leads Gov. Phil Scott in the gubernatorial race, while Scott Milne leads Molly Gray in the lieutenant governor’s race — with help from his own money.
The Democrat and the Republican are running neck-and-neck in Vermont’s tightest race for statewide office.
While statewide candidates are taking part in traditional avenues of retail politics — traveling across the state, talking with voters and waving at traffic with campaign signs — they are also upping their media buys in the run-up to the election.
As the voting deadline approaches, VTDigger has broken down where the two major party candidates for governor and lieutenant governor stand on some of the most important issues in the state.
A super PAC promoting Molly Gray criticizes Scott Milne for being backed by an organization funded by corporate tobacco, the NRA and Trump donors.
In the race for lieutenant governor, Republican Scott Milne put $77,000 of his own money into his campaign against Democrat Molly Gray last month.
Although far more proper than that night’s presidential foes, the four Vermonters did more to obscure than to enlighten, displaying as much ignorance as knowledge.
In response to questions about the Facebook posts, Zuckerman said, “It is unacceptable in the 21st century that you are asking me about my partner’s thoughts.”
The two candidates took part in an hour of heated discussions built primarily around their voting histories and the political action committees supporting them.
“I proudly voted for Hillary Clinton,” the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor said last week, contradicting previous statements and her voting record.