Rep. Welch Re-elected to 4th Term

Congressman Peter Welch has been re-elected to a fourth term representing Vermont, defeating political-newcomer Mark Donka. “I am going to do all I can to have a problem-solving focus,” Welch tells Vermont Public Radio. “That’s pretty elemental.” The Associated Press reports: The Norwich Democrat easily defeated Republican challenger Mark Donka, a Woodstock police officer and [...]

President Obama Defeats Romney In Vermont

President Barack Obama has won left-leaning Vermont, taking the state’s three electoral votes over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney. In 2008, Vermont voted more heavily for then-candidate Barack Obama than any other state but Hawaii – the president’s home state. But some political scientists have predicted President Obama’s vote total to go down in the [...]

Last-minute voting FAQs

Do you need to take identification to the polls to vote? What if you received an absentee ballot but forgot to send it back to the town clerk? What will the ballot look like? No need to panic, Vermont voters. The answers, below, are a click away. You have until 7 p.m. to get to [...]

Where to Vote in Vermont

See below polling location(s) for each town and time the poll opens. All polls close at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the Secretary of State‘s office or your Town Clerk‘s office.  TOWN GENERAL POLLING PLACE GENERAL POLLS OPEN Addison Town Hall 7:00 AM Albany Town Clerk’s Office 9:30 AM Alburgh Municipal Building 10:00 AM [...]

Where to Vote in Vermont

See below polling location(s) for each town and time the poll opens. All polls close at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the Secretary of State‘s office or your Town Clerk‘s office.  TOWN GENERAL POLLING PLACE GENERAL POLLS OPEN Addison Town Hall 7:00 AM Albany Town Clerk’s Office 9:30 AM Alburgh Municipal Building 10:00 AM [...]

Still Time To Catch up on Candidates

There’s still time to catch up on information about the Vermont election. The Elections Division of the Office of the Secretary of State publishes a booklet listing all of the statewide candidates, their bios and views on the issues each election cycle, as required by law, reports Vtdigger.com. The objective, according to the division, is [...]

Election Plate Special

Here’s an all-you-can-eat Vermont Election buffet. Candidate debates, profiles, polling information, sample ballot and more are on the table. The meal will pay off on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Vermont Candidate Debates VPR full campaign coverage, including state and national candidate debates, click here. Vermont Public Television state and national candidate debates, click here. Channel 17 state and local [...]

Do Green Jobs Reduce Unemployment?

Vermont is at the top of the list in a new report on green jobs.  It comes from the Economic Policy Institute, a think tank that focuses on the economic factors affecting low and middle-income Americans. “Counting Up To Green: Assessing The Green Economy And Implications For Growth And Equity”  ranks Vermont first in the [...]