Campaigning together at a forum in Bristol last week, Republican candidates made a show of unity and praised House Minority Leader Don Turner for providing strong leadership on behalf of the party.
The cunning candidate who won six seats in the primary election has notified the Vermont Republican Party that he is withdrawing from five statewide races but will continue his run for secretary of state.
Despite losing part of his base to a rival conservative candidate, Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday won the Republican gubernatorial primary and now must face Christine Hallquist, a liberal Democrat and the nation’s first transgender major-party nominee for governor.
Chittenden County state Senate candidate Alex Farrell must believe in long shots. So, too, must the 26-year-old Republican’s campaign supporters, family and friends — including many Vermont GOP notables who gathered Tuesday night to root him on.
The first multi-party public forum for U.S. Senate and House candidates was held Thursday at the College of St. Joseph’s Tuttle Hall. The event was hosted by Rutland County Republicans.
As recreational marijuana advocates celebrate the recent legalization of pot for personal use in the Green Mountain State, troubling reports about users high on the drug are casting a pall on pro-cannabis euphoria.
In a primary election forum hosted on Wednesday by Town Meeting TV, Republican Gov. Phil Scott debated North Springfield resident Keith Stern about Vermont issues in the race for governor.
The Rutland County Republicans, with five candidates running for three Senate seats in this year’s primary, showed why the GOP still dominates the region at a forum Thursday night at West Rutland’s Town Hall.
If the state Senate race in Windsor County is an indication of things to come, gun rights and high taxes may be the pivot to get out the opposition vote for the Aug. 14 primary as well as the November election.
Border-zone legislation recently introduced by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., is drawing sharp criticism from illegal immigration opponents who say the bill would “hamstring” the nation’s immigration enforcement.
A staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont says Gov. Phil Scott has missed the group’s deadline to reinstate members of the public who were blocked from his Facebook page and to stop selectively deleting comments from constituents.