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Keelan: Requiem for democracy

The town of Bennington, one of Vermont’s oldest and most historic places, deserves better than to have only 6 percent of its registered voters come out to vote. I hope that we are not ready to have the pallbearers of the casket of democracy be the lobbyists, bureaucrats and politicians.

Bruce Parker/TNR

3 run for 2 seats in Vermont House

Three candidates will compete in the race for the Bennington-4 District of the Vermont Legislature — representing the towns of Manchester, Arlington, Sunderland and Sandgate — though only two will be elected to office.