The competitive race tested the popularity of George’s progressive policies, which Kenney argued have gone too far.
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As Sarah George faces the fight of her career, law enforcement goes all in for Ted Kenney
Kenney has garnered overwhelming support from police unions in his campaign for Chittenden County state’s attorney. His opponent, incumbent Sarah George, said she would never seek the support of law enforcement unions and sees it as a conflict of interest.
Sarah George accuses Ted Kenney of making her ‘scapegoat’ for uptick in crime
The Chittenden County State’s Attorney faced off against her primary challenger in a virtual forum on Wednesday, defending her five-year track record as the county’s top prosecutor.
Phil Scott declines to nominate replacement prosecutors in Addison and Rutland counties before election
The governor decided to keep deputy prosecutors in the top jobs until new state’s attorneys are elected in November. Both deputies filling in during the interim are running to be their counties’ next state’s attorneys.
ACLU launches database to track problem officers
The organization’s investigation once again raised questions about the effectiveness of prosecutors’ practices of reporting police officers, prompting the creation of the new database. It followed on a VTDigger series on the topic from 2020.
Williston lawyer Ted Kenney challenges Chittenden County prosecutor Sarah George
The race is sure to focus on criminal justice reform — and George's record as a progressive prosecutor.
Rutland County state’s attorney won’t seek reelection and endorses her deputy￼
Rose Kennedy, Rutland County’s top prosecutor since 2015, said she decided to leave the job after evaluating what makes her happy.
Williston lawyer exploring challenge to Sarah George for Chittenden prosecutor’s post
Williston Selectboard Vice Chair Ted Kenney is considering a run for Chittenden County state’s attorney, a role that has landed incumbent Sarah George in the spotlight several times over her five years in the seat.
Tarnished Badge: Questions of credibility sink some officers while others keep working
What happens to law enforcement officers whose truthfulness has been called into question? Some have lost their jobs, some have been given second chances, and some are police chiefs.
Scott names new Windsor County state’s attorney
Ward H. Goodenough, a deputy state's attorney, was appointed to fill the vacancy after David Cahill resigned this month.
After bumpy debate, Caledonia GOP makes top prosecutor picks
The county committee sent three suggestions to the governor for replacing Lisa Warren, who left the office to become a judge.
Incumbent holds on to win recount in Addison County top prosecutor race
Addison County State’s Attorney Dennis Wygmans’ narrow general election victory over challenger Peter Bevere increased during a recount this week.
Betsy Anderson receives Gov. Scott endorsement for state's attorney
News Release -- Betsy Anderson Oct. 15, 2018 Contact: Betsy Anderson [email protected] betsy4statesattorney.com Governor Phil Scott Endorses Betsy Anderson for State’s Attorney Governor Phil Scott has endorsed Elizabeth “Betsy” Anderson for State’s Attorney in Lamoille County. Scott stated: “I’m proud to endorse Betsy Anderson for State’s Attorney in Lamoille County. Betsy has a proven track […]
Vermont ACLU shining spotlight on county prosecutor candidates
The group is trying to address a disconnect between voters’ lack of understanding of what state’s attorneys do, and their importance to the community.