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Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige has rescinded his Republican nominations for all of his statewide campaigns but one: secretary of state.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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Army veteran, a Weathersfield resident, has advocated reinforcing the southern border and banning abortion nationally. A political newcomer, Malloy was leading in the latest poll of likely Republican voters.
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.
In the days after a 29-year-old transgender woman was stabbed to death in Morristown, comments from local party leaders have been cited as examples of the way in which anti-trans hate flourishes in Vermont.
The lawsuits, filed Monday in Vermont Superior Court, argue the Vermont Legislature violated the state constitution in June by allowing the two cities to extend the franchise to residents without American citizenship.
Democrats are blasting the governor over his plans to speak alongside the former Wisconsin governor, who aggressively fought public employee unions and gay marriage.
The GOP needs to appeal to the middle with commonsense proposals to those issues most pressing to Vermonters.
Scott's spokesperson Rebecca Kelley compared changing leadership in the party to a professional baseball team hiring a new manager to turn things around.
The Vermont GOP says that it will hold a meeting next week to decide who will replace H. Brooke Paige on the November ballot.
The Vermont GOP is struggling to make its tent big enough for supporters of a divisive president and popular governor.
Gov. Phil Scott's pick, a newcomer to Vermont, lost. Scott has distanced himself from Trump.