Vermont Continues To Be Blue State

Vermonters went to the polls yesterday. And it was a good day for Democrats in Vermont. Democrats won all the statewide races, except for Lieutenant Governor, Phil Scott will continue to hold that post And Independent Bernie Sanders will continue to be U.S. Senator. Retired Middlebury College Political Scientist Eric Davis joins VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb for a look at the election.

Pearce Wins Solid Victory

Incumbent Democratic Treasurer Beth Pearce has won a solid victory over her Republican challenger Wendy Wilton. Many political observers thought this race was going to be very close, but in the end, Pearce won by a margin of roughly ten percentage points.