With tag: campaign_2012
Brock Spent $800,000 In Unsuccessful Gubernatorial Bid
campaign finance reports show that Vermont Republican gubernatorial challenger
Randy Brock spent more than $806,000 in his unsuccessful attempt
to unseat Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin.
Election 2012: It's All About The Economy
By Bob Kinzel
Two Middlebury College political science professors say the results of the
2012 presidential campaign show that the election was largely determined by
voters' views on the economy and not on the day-to-day events that received a
lot of attention from political pundits.
Vermont Continues To Be Blue State
By Mitch Wertlieb
went to the polls yesterday. And it was a good day for Democrats in Vermont. Democrats won all the statewide races, except for
Lieutenant Governor, Phil Scott will continue to hold that post And Independent
Bernie Sanders will continue to be U.S. Senator. Retired Middlebury College Political
Scientist Eric Davis joins VPR's Mitch Wertlieb for a look at the election.
Democrats May Have Picked Up Senate Seat
By Ross Sneyd
all but two towns reporting in the Essex-Orleans district, returns show former Representative John Rodgers of Glover taking a seat vacated by Republican
Senator Vince Illuzzi.
Lt. Gov. Scott Becomes Lone Republican
By Lynne McCrea
Lt. Governor Phil Scott is the
sole Republican to win a statewide office in Vermont
this year. Scott easily defeated Cassandra
Gekas, who ran as both a Democrat and a Progressive.
Pearce Wins Solid Victory
By Bob Kinzel
Incumbent Democratic Treasurer Beth Pearce has won a
solid victory over her Republican challenger Wendy Wilton. Many political observers thought this race was going
to be very close, but in the end, Pearce won by a margin of roughly ten
After Propane Leak, Barre Moves Polling Place
A propane leak in Barre has forced the evacuation of the city's polling place
at the Barre Auditorium, and city officials have moved the location to the Old Labor Hall on Granite Street.