According to the group, which trains Democratic women to run for office, 48 alums were on the ballot this month and 44 of them won.
A number of lively races are expected in November as candidates vie to replace outgoing legislators.
In a statement just after 10 a.m. Wednesday, Deputy Secretary of State Chris Winters announced that he had conceded earlier that morning.
That’s according to the latest batch of fundraising reports filed Aug. 1 with the Secretary of State’s Office. The reports cover raising and spending for state candidates and political action committees for the month of July.
When Congress passes a sweeping but vague law, the regulators eagerly fill in the details. At what point should the regulators be made to say, “Whoa! The authority Congress gave us doesn’t go that far.”
Although they share a similar set of basic values, the three Democrats have sought to distinguish themselves by emphasizing their backgrounds and priorities.
The Vermont state budget that passed in May contains record investments in climate impact strategies. To continue on the right path, we need sustained investments. And, right now, the window is closing for Congress to step up.
New disclosures provide a timely glimpse at the financial picture for statewide and legislative candidates — as well as for the coalition of organizations working to secure passage of Vermont’s Reproductive Liberty Amendment.
Rep. Sarah Copeland Hanzas, D-Bradford, Deputy Secretary of State Chris Winters and Montpelier City Clerk John Odum shared similar political values but found room to carve out distinctions.
The June 7 forum will feature Rep. Sarah Copeland Hanzas, Montpelier City Clerk John Odum and Deputy Secretary of State Chris Winters.
Thursday was the deadline for Vermont political hopefuls to file their primary candidacy petitions with the Secretary of State’s Office.
The state will have at least four new leaders in top executive roles come January, at least one new member of Congress and dozens of new state legislators.
Both of the House’s powerful “money committees,” which wield budget and tax-writing power, will have new leadership next year. So will several policy-focused committees.
The Cannabis Control Board had recommended lifting the 60% cap on THC in solid cannabis concentrates, but House lawmakers have voted to maintain it. Doing so would be “a gift to the illicit market,” said James Pepper, the board chair.