With tag: campaign_2012
2012 Election Night Coverage
NPR and VPR will bring you comprehensive coverage of the presidential contest and statewide races beginning at 7p.m. on November 6.
After The Counting: An Election Recap
By Jane Lindholm
Treasurer Beth Pearce and her opponent Wendy Wilton, Auditor-elect Doug
Hoffer and Vince Illuzzi, House Speaker Shap Smith and Attorney General
Bill Sorrell reflect on their races and look at what's ahead. And VPR's
Ross Sneyd and Valley News Editor John Gregg provide analysis of the
Vermont and New Hampshire races.
Vermont Incumbents Likely Safe
With a sitting U.S. senator, congressman, governor, lieutenant governor,
attorney general and secretary of state all heavily favored to win re-election,
it looks to be a good year for incumbents in Vermont.
NH Draws Candidates, Despite Small Number Of Electoral Votes
easy for the typical Granite Stater to forget how small New Hampshire is, especially during a
presidential election year. Every four years, the state's political importance
gets inflated by the proudly-touted First-in-the-Nation Presidential Primary.
Welch Talks Deficit In Campaign Stop
Peter Welch appears to be cruising to re-election. He's running for a fourth
term in Washington, and he says he wants Vermonters to know he remains
committed to promoting their interests.
Castleton Split Over Town Office
By Nina Keck
years Castleton's town offices were located in a historic building in
the heart of the village. But mold and other safety concerns forced a move into temporary quarters
last year. Local residents remain split over whether to build a new town office
or restore the old one and next Tuesday they'll vote on the issue.
Voter Registration Spikes On Deadline Day
By Kirk Carapezza
Election Day is next Tuesday, but the deadline to register to vote in Vermont is today. It's been
a busy afternoon at city and town clerks' offices across the state, as last
minute get-out-the-vote drives have overwhelmed town officials with voter
Governor Shumlin's Re-Election Platform
By Jane Lindholm
Peter Shumlin joins us to
discuss his programs and policies, we touch base with Valley News editor John Gregg on the New Hampshire elections, learn about funding for Vermont's heating assistance program and hear about the political dynasty that is the Diamondstone family.