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Progressive Prevails In Recount
Tuesday, 11/23/10
A Progressive Party lawmaker will return to the Vermont House after a judge rejected a challenge to a recount that showed her winning.
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Dubie Outspent Shumlin In Gubernatorial Race
Tuesday, 11/16/10
Republican Brian Dubie raised more money than Democrat Peter Shumlin did in their campaign for Vermont governor, but Shumlin ended up getting more votes.
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Governor's Race Goes To Legislature
Tuesday, 11/09/10
By Bob Kinzel
The official results from last week's election have been released and no candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote, and by state law the legislature must now make the final decision by secret ballot in January.   
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Election Results To Be Certified Today
Tuesday, 11/09/10
The Vermont Secretary of State's office says the results of last week's gubernatorial election will soon be official.
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Unusually High Number Of House Seats Headed For Recounts
Tuesday, 11/09/10
By Susan Keese
Vermont Democrats retained their super-majority in the legislature in last week's elections. But an unusually high number of House seats appear to be headed for a recount. Party leaders say the close races should be a wake-up call to lawmakers to listen carefully to their constituents.
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Dubie Asks Vermonters To Unite Around New Governor
Wednesday, 11/03/10
By Ross Sneyd
Brian Dubie ended his yearlong bid for governor on Wednesday with a subdued but gracious concession to Peter Shumlin.
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'Mirror Towns' Continue To Predict Statewide Vote
Wednesday, 11/03/10
By Bob Kinzel
A key factor in Peter Shumlin's narrow win over Brian Dubie could be his performance in a group of towns where there are a large number of independent voters.
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Montpelier Misses 500 ballots, Seeks Recount
Wednesday, 11/03/10
Montpelier is asking for a re-do on its vote counting, but the move isn't expected to change the outcome of any of the races in the just-completed election.
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Shumlin Prepares Transition Team
Wednesday, 11/03/10
By Ross Sneyd
Vermont's transition to a new governor is under way.
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Dubie Concedes Gubernatorial Race
Wednesday, 11/03/10
By Ross Sneyd
Brian Dubie conceded the race for governor to Peter Shumlin this morning.
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Cuomo Wins New York Governor’s Race
Wednesday, 11/03/10
In New York state, Democrat Andrew Cuomo will take the job that his father held before him - governor of New York, after defeating Republican candidate and tea party associate Carl Paladino.
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Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh Options
Wednesday, 11/03/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
As we've been hearing this morning, the governor's race is still unsettled. With almost 90 percent of precincts reporting, Peter Shumlin leads Brian Dubie by only about 3,000 votes. VPR's Ross Sneyd and Mitch Wertlieb discuss what will happen next.
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Republican Scott Becomes Lieutenant Governor
Wednesday, 11/03/10
By Bob Kinzel
Republican Phil Scott has been elected as Vermont's next Lt. Governor.  Scott defeated Democrat Steve Howard by just under 10 percentage points. Scott says he thinks he won because voters responded well to his call for lawmakers to seek bi-partisan solutions to some of the major issues facing the state.
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Salmon Re-elected As State Auditor
Tuesday, 11/02/10
By Susan Keese
Vermont State Auditor Thomas Salmon has been re-elected to a third term.
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Shumlin Maintains Small Lead Over Dubie
Wednesday, 11/03/10
By John Dillon
One of the more extraordinary political campaigns in recent Vermont history is not over, yet. Peter Shumlin maintains a small lead of only a few thousand votes over Brian Dubie in the race for governor. And there are still about two dozen towns that still haven't reported their vote totals.
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Burke's Town Clerk Sees Changes In Northeast Kingdom
Tuesday, 11/02/10
By Charlotte Albright
As voters filed in and out of the Burke town office Tuesday, Town Clerk Priscilla Aldrich talked about some of the changes in the way votes are cast in her corner of the Northeast Kingdom.
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Relief, And Apprehension, As Voters Cast Ballots Today
Tuesday, 11/02/10
By Steve Zind
After months of discussion and debate, Vermonters have been going to the polls throughout the day to decide a host of statewide races and one federal contest. 
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Voters, Analysts React To Shumlin Victory
Wednesday, 11/03/10
By Jane Lindholm
On Wednesday morning Brian Dubie conceded the race for governor to Peter Shumlin. Vermont Edition hears analysis and listener reaction of the general election.  Also, a re-cap of New Hampshire results.
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Election Day 2010: Town Clerks Working A Long Day
Tuesday, 11/02/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
After months of debates, rallies, political ads and phone calls, Election Day is finally here. In Vermont, voters head to schools, fire stations and town clerks offices to make their picks for governor, lieutenant governor, and other down ballot races from state senators to high bailiff and every thing in between.
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Statewide Contests Expected To Draw Voters To Polls
Tuesday, 11/02/10
By Bob Kinzel
‘Decision day' of Campaign 2010 is now upon us. Polls opened in many towns at 7:00 a.m. - and they'll be open in all communities by ten a.m. There's a lot of interest in a number of statewide contests, because for the first time in many years, there are vacancies in several key offices.
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Early Voting Increases In Popularity
Monday, 11/01/10
By Bob Kinzel
The last 24 hours of a political campaign are a very hectic time.  Candidates are holding rallies, firing up their phone banks and organizing their get-out-the-vote efforts. But the last-minute efforts won't have an impact on roughly a quarter of all voters. That's because they've already cast their ballots.  
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Your Turn: The 2010 Vermont Campaigns
Monday, 11/01/10
By Jane Lindholm
As the election season comes to an end, we solicit your views on the candidates, issues and tone of this year's campaigns. Also, VPR's Tim Johnson offers a few observations on the most visible 'signs' of the election.  And a UVM biologist extols the virtues of whale poop.
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Lt. Governor's Debate
Thursday, 10/28/10
By Bob Kinzel
Vermont will elect a new lieutenant governor this year, for the first time in almost a decade.  On Thursday, the three major party candidates for this office will debate the issues and politics of the campaign, and answer listener questions.
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Attorney General Says No Violation In Shumlin Event
Wednesday, 10/27/10
Vermont's attorney general says he found no violation of campaign finance law after investigating a complaint against Democratic gubernatorial candidate Peter Shumlin in connection with a news conference attended by members of the Vermont Troopers Association.
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Candidates Disagree On Property Tax Burden
Wednesday, 10/27/10
By Bob Kinzel
The major party candidates for governor can't agree on whether Vermont has a high property tax burden compared to other states. You'd think it might be easy to measure states against each other to figure out which candidate's claim is true. But there's no simple comparison.
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