Gerald Malloy’s upset victory in the U.S. Senate primary and Liam Madden’s outsider win in the U.S. House primary came as a surprise to political observers and candidates alike. What explains the ideological diversity of the party’s nominees?
With a decisive victory over her chief rival, Lt. Gov. Molly Gray, Balint is now poised to become the first woman — and openly LGBTQ+ person — the state sends to Washington. Liam Madden, a self-described independent, won the Republican nomination.
Molly Gray, who has billed herself as a pragmatist, believes she can successfully advocate for climate legislation that will be palatable to a broad range of Washington politicians. Becca Balint, widely seen as the more progressive candidate, says we “can’t afford to nibble at the edges” of the issue.
By mid-July, both the state senator and lieutenant governor had crossed the $1 million fundraising milestone.
The survey, commissioned by WCAX, found that 63% of likely Democratic primary voters would vote for Balint, while 21% would vote for Gray.
Democratic Lt. Gov. Molly Gray saw a rush of campaign contributions upon launching her campaign for Vermont’s lone seat in the U.S. House in December, taking an early fundraising lead in the competitive primary. But state Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint is catching up.
Four Democrats and three Republicans took part in back-to-back debates at the Double E Performance Center in Essex.
The latest event in the Digger Debate Series is scheduled to take place June 28 at 6 p.m. at the Double E Performance Center. Register now to attend in person or online.
Thursday was the deadline for Vermont political hopefuls to file their primary candidacy petitions with the Secretary of State’s Office.
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Four Vermont delegates to the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, explain their support for the administration.
None of their opponents seemed to be able to gain any traction in either the primary or general election campaigns.
With the final candidate deadline looming, the Vermont Republican Party selected five nominees Wednesday evening for statewide and federal offices.
Female candidates are on the ballot at a growing rate across the country, but the number of women running for office in Vermont has remained the same since 2016.