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Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige has rescinded his Republican nominations for all of his statewide campaigns but one: secretary of state.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.
Madden has renounced the Republican Party. The Vermont Republican Party has returned the favor and renounced Madden as its candidate.
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.
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.
Rep. Brian Smith, R-Derby, wants to make it expensive to text and drive.
All you purveyors of equity, inclusion and social justice, if you are sincere in your claims to promote justice, you should try actually talking to a conservative. You just might find your assumptions being challenged.
Rutgers University’s Center for American Women and Politics concluded in a new study that nationwide, women out-vote men, but men out-donate women to political campaigns.
Anger over mask and vaccine mandates brought many to the rally. “It’s not a joke anymore, people are losing their jobs,” an Orwell resident said of vaccine mandates. “It’s hitting closer and closer to home. I feel like I have to do something.”
The rally will be the first event organized by new state GOP leadership. Paul Dame, who was recently elected chair of the state party, said he hopes to rally Republicans around national political issues.