The perennial candidate had vowed to rescind his nomination in order for the party to nominate its preferred pick. But when no one else agreed to run, H. Brooke Paige was put forward again for the open statewide post.
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Vermont GOP set to nominate candidates for auditor, attorney general; still searching for treasurer
Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige has rescinded his Republican nominations for all of his statewide campaigns but one: secretary of state. The Vermont Republican Party has until Friday to nominate replacement candidates for attorney general, auditor and treasurer.
‘A head-scratcher’: Vermont’s GOP voters nominate a surprising slate of candidates
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?
After hesitation, Liam Madden plans to accept GOP nomination for US House; H. Brooke Paige to turn down 3 Republican nominations
Madden, a self-described independent, defeated conservatives Ericka Redic and Anya Tynio. Paige, a perennial candidate, intends to focus on his race for secretary of state.
Sarah Copeland Hanzas ekes out narrow victory in Democratic secretary of state primary
In a statement just after 10 a.m. Wednesday, Deputy Secretary of State Chris Winters announced that he had conceded earlier that morning.
Charity Clark clinches Democratic nomination for Vermont attorney general
She defeated Washington County State’s Attorney Rory Thibault. Former Attorney General TJ Donovan, a Democrat, opted not to seek a fourth two-year term and stepped down as the state’s top prosecutor in June.
Phil Scott and Brenda Siegel to face off in November gubernatorial election
Scott easily defeated two Republican primary challengers, and Siegel was unopposed in the Democratic race. Mike Pieciak faced no competition to win the Democratic nomination for state treasurer.
A technocrat, an activist and a lawmaker: Those are the choices for voters in Vermont’s Democratic primary for secretary of state
Although they share a similar set of basic values, the three Democrats have sought to distinguish themselves by emphasizing their backgrounds and priorities.
Democratic candidates for attorney general pitch past experiences to Vermont voters
Nowhere are the differences between Charity Clark and Rory Thibault more clear than in the approaches each said they would bring to the job.
Phil Scott appoints former Administration Secretary Susanne Young to complete attorney general’s term
After 40 years in public service, Young retired from state government last November. She’s coming back to complete the six months left in TJ Donovan’s term.
Republican Kevin Divney withdraws from state treasurer’s race days after DUI charge surfaces
Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige is now the only Republican primary contender in Vermont’s races for treasurer, auditor, secretary of state and attorney general.
In election season with historic turnover, some statewide races will see little competition
Thursday was the deadline for Vermont political hopefuls to file their primary candidacy petitions with the Secretary of State’s Office.
Margolis: Evidence is persuasive that third-party candidates can sway elections
There are many ways to reach people and inform them about ‘perspectives out of the mainstream’ without bollixing up presidential campaigns.
Margolis: Impact of state political committees continues to dwindle
A more robust Democratic operation does provide the party with a chance to increase its already huge majority in the Vermont House of Representatives.