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.
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
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.
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.
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