Ed Read was appointed to the seat formerly held by Adam Greshin, who has taken a post in the administration. Like Greshin, Read is an independent.
The final vote to pass the bill on Friday came after five separate floor amendments, multiple complaints of representatives being out of order, and a threat from Republicans to walk off the floor.
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.
Rep. Jill Krowinski, D-Burlington, is running to be majority leader in the Vermont House. She is seeking to succeed Rep. Sarah Copeland Hanzas, D-Bradford, who is competing against two other Democrats to be speaker of the House. The majority leader works closely with the speaker to get legislation passed. The majority whip and assistant majority […]
In one race, running the same ballots through the same tabulation machine gave a different result than on Election Day. And officials say the law is unclear on how to reconcile that.
The candidates to succeed Shap Smith in the post are Democrats Sarah Copeland Hanzas, Mitzi Johnson and Chip Conquest.
News Release — Andrew Julow for Vermont House of Representatives Aug. 29, 2016 Contact: Andrew Julow Telephone: 802-378-5115 Cell: 802-324-1485 Email: [email protected] Website: Julow2016.com North Hero, VT, August 29, 2016 On August 25th I received the official findings in regards to the recount of the August 9th Democratic Primary, the results of which had converted […]
More than 45 percent of the Democratic House candidates who had announced by Thursday morning are female. Seventeen of the 111 are younger than 40, including 11 first-time candidates.
News Release — Steve May March 30, 2016 Contact: Steve May T: (781) 898-5296 VPP Executive Director: Kelly Mangan T: (802) 229-0800 VPP Elections Committee Chair: Jeremy Hansen T: (802) 279-6054 “The people of Richmond deserve a full-time legislator who will be present and actively champion the concerns of all Richmond residents” – Steve May […]
Aimee Towne, of Morrisville, has announced a bid for the legislative seat House Speaker Shap Smith is relinquishing. In a new release, Towne laid out a few priorities of her campaign, including education improvements, tax reform and economic revitalization. “I believe in the people of this district. As their legislator, I will fight for what […]
House Democrats will hold a fundraiser to kick off the 2015 legislative session from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Montpelier. The event is hosted by the Vermont Democratic House Campaign and will feature House Speaker Shap Smith, majority leader Sarah Copeland-Hanzas and assistant majority leader Kate Webb. Former Speaker of […]
Vision to Action Vermont is pleased to announce its endorsement of incumbent Rep. Kurt Wright and candidate Michael Ly for the Vermont House of Representatives.
Running in House District 2-1, for the Democrats, Timothy Corcoran II and Rachael Fields will be the party’s nominees with 812 and 340 votes respectively. They defeated Jackie Kelly, who had 222 votes.
Of the Democrats running for the nomination in District 2-2, Joann Erenhouse and Kiah Morris won, with 184 and 239 votes respectively. They defeated Jim Carroll, who got 164 votes, and Brandy Reynolds, who got 154 votes.
The political advocacy group Vermont Conservation Voters has endorsed a slate of 40 candidates in state House and Senate races, based on their voting record on environmental issues. The nonprofit said it released an early round of endorsements before Vermont’s Aug. 26 primary and will issue a complete list of endorsements in September. The organization […]