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  • Burlington, Vermont voters will decide on March 2 whether to adopt ranked-choice voting for city council elections

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    On March 2, Burlington, Vermont voters will decide Question 4, a measure to implement ranked-choice voting for city council elections beginning in March 2022. The Burlington City Council attempted to place a ranked-choice voting measure on the November 2020 ballot, but it was vetoed by Mayor Miro Weinberger (D) after receiving a 6-5 vote from…

  • Legislative control of redistricting changed in New Hampshire, Vermont following Nov. 3 elections

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    Following the 2020 elections, two states saw changes to the partisan makeup of their state legislatures that could affect redistricting, which is set to begin in 2021 following the publication of the U.S. Census. Republicans in New Hampshire gained control of the Congressional and state legislative redistricting process after the 2020 elections. Republicans won new…

  • Phil Scott elected to third term as governor of Vermont

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    Incumbent Phil Scott (R) defeated Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman (D/Vermont Progressive Party) and six independent and third-party candidates to win a third two-year term as governor of Vermont. Vermont is one of three states (along with North Carolina and Louisiana) with a governor and lieutenant governor from different parties. It is also one of four…

  • Vermont enacts legislation granting public-sector unions greater access to new employees

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    Vermont enacts legislation granting public-sector unions greater access to new employees            On Oct. 12, Gov. Phil Scott (R) into law S254, omnibus legislation that will grant public-sector unions greater access to new employees and facilitate automatic dues deductions. What does the legislation do?   The legislation will make the following changes to Vermont’s public-sector labor…

  • Molly Gray wins Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial primary in Vermont

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    Molly Gray defeated Timothy Ashe, Debbie Ingram, and Brenda Siegel in the Democratic primary for lieutenant governor of Vermont. With 68% of precincts reporting, Gray had received 45% of the vote. Ashe was second with 32%. Siegel and Ingram each received less than 10%. Incumbent Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman (D/P) is running for governor, leaving…

  • Zuckerman wins Democratic gubernatorial primary in Vermont

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    David Zuckerman won Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on August 11, 2020. With 55% of precincts reporting, he had received 44% of the vote. Rebecca Holcombe was second with 33%. Patrick Winburn and Ralph Corbo received less than 10% each. Zuckerman is Vermont’s lieutenant governor. He previously served in the state Senate as a Progressive/Democrat from…

  • Candidate filing period for state executive and legislative races ends in Vermont and Wyoming

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    The filing deadlines to run for state-level offices in Vermont and Wyoming have passed. Vermont’s deadline was on May 28, and Wyoming’s deadline was on May 29. In Vermont, prospective candidates filed for the following state offices: • Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Auditor • Attorney General • Treasurer • Vermont…

  • Filing period ends for congressional offices in Vermont, Wyoming

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    The major-party filing deadlines to run for elected office in Vermont and Wyoming passed on May 28 and May 29. Candidates in Vermont filed for the state’s At-Large Congressional District seat. Candidates in Wyoming filed for the following offices: U.S. Senate (one seat) Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District (one seat) U.S. Senate incumbent Mike Enzi (R)…

  • Candidate filing period to run for state executive and legislative races to end in Vermont and Wyoming

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      The statewide filing deadlines to run for state-level offices in Vermont and Wyoming are approaching. Vermont’s deadline is on May 28 and Wyoming’s deadline is on May 29. In Vermont, prospective candidates may file for the following offices: • Governor • Lieutenant Governor • Secretary of State • Auditor • Attorney General • Treasurer…

  • Congressional major-party candidate filing deadline to pass in Vermont, Wyoming

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    The major-party congressional filing deadlines to run for elected office in Vermont and Wyoming are on May 28 and May 29, respectively. In Vermont, prospective candidates may file for the following office: Vermont’s At-Large Congressional District (one seat) In Wyoming, prospective candidates may file for the following offices: U.S. Senate (one seat) Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District (one…