Three Republicans, two libertarians and an independent are making their final push to unseat Chittenden County’s six liberal incumbent senators and bring back balance to the Statehouse.
Republican John Steinman of Barre City sees an opportunity to win in the Washington-3 House district, which could help strengthen the GOP’s ability to sustain vetoes if Phil Scott remains governor.
A lieutenant governor debate Thursday gave voters a final chance to decide who they want to be second-in-command in Vermont for the next two years.
Bernie Sanders, a so-called “progressive,” is carrying water in leaky buckets for the limiting, failed ideas of the past. He is a roadblock in the path of innovation.
“The science behind vaccines is sound, I think vaccines do good for our communities, my daughter is vaccinated. But it’s a question of whether government should be forcing that onto individuals, which is different than a scientific question,” he said.
Students must also show evidence of “an intent to maintain a principal dwelling place in the state indefinitely,” which means that they must show in some demonstrable way that they do not intend to leave Vermont after graduation.
I oppose Mr. Baruth’s candidacy as he ranks the preservation of life — what I consider to be sacrosanct — with such casual disregard that he has passed laws restricting self-defense.
Vermont’s speaker of the House, an eight-time incumbent Democrat, may be in danger of losing her seat to a Republican uncle-and-nephew political duo on Tuesday.
Democrats and Republicans generally stick to their road map. Nonetheless, several politically passionate Vermonters chose to run as independent or alternative party candidates this year.
“The simple truth is I have not made that decision. But I’m not going to sit here and tell you that I may not run. I may. But on the other hand, I may not,” the senator said.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., met face-to-face with Republican challenger Lawrence Zupan on Monday in what proved to be one of the most intense debates of the election season.