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.
Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige has rescinded his Republican nominations for all of his statewide campaigns but one: secretary of state.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.
After technology glitches delayed the process, representatives from all three of the state’s major parties met at the Secretary of State’s office in Montpelier on Monday afternoon to certify the results of Vermont’s statewide and federal races.
Madden has renounced the Republican Party. The Vermont Republican Party has returned the favor and renounced Madden as its candidate.
The unofficial top Republican vote-getter in last week’s primary, disavowed by Vermont GOP leaders for displaying fascist and alt-right symbols, will run as an independent.
The state party says it will withhold support for Liam Madden’s Republican congressional bid because he will not commit to caucusing with Republicans in Washington.
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?
Mark Coester, disavowed by Vermont GOP leaders for displaying fascist and alt-right symbols, may drop his bid for one of two open seats and instead run as an independent for U.S. Senate.
Statehouse veteran and moderate Republican Joe Benning is up against Gregory Thayer, a former local GOP chair who participated in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot in Washington, D.C. in Vermont’s Republican primary for lieutenant governor.
Town officials have disavowed what appeared to be a fascist flag and an alt-right symbol brandished by Mark Coester at the annual parade.
The national and state arms of the Republican Party filed suit against Winooski and Montpelier last fall, arguing that charter changes in the two cities affording noncitizens the right to vote in local elections were unconstitutional.
Battleground districts in Franklin County and across the state could determine whether Democrats hold the power to override the governor’s vetoes in the next legislative session.
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.
Thursday was the deadline for Vermont political hopefuls to file their primary candidacy petitions with the Secretary of State’s Office.