Governor Douglas vetoed the same sex marriage bill last
night, setting the stage for override votes in the Senate and the House this
morning. A Senate override is expected, but the House outcome is less certain. You can listen to the debate and the vote live online.
The first statewide poll for the governor’s
race has been released.
It shows incumbent Republican Governor Jim Douglas with a
roughly 15 point lead over Democratic candidate Gaye Symington. Independent candidate Anthony Pollina ran a
distant third in the poll.
All three major party candidates for governor agree
on one thing – the condition of the Vermont economy is the most
important issue in their campaign. But
they have different ideas about how to create more good paying jobs in the