Some have called the Democratic gubernatorial recount the party’s worst nightmare, while others say it could bring unity to the Democrats. News analyst Chris Graff discusses what effect the recount will have on the race in November.
The primary campaign has been extraordinary in many respects, from the number
of candidates, to the amount of money they raised and spent. And
now the outcome is so close that almost no one wants to say for sure who won.
big question is whether or not runner up Doug Racine will call for a recount –
under state law it’s possible to ask for a recount if the margin of victory is
less than 2 percent – the margin in this race is well below this threshold.
The Democratic gubernatorial race is in high gear as the five candidates
crisscross the state in search of votes. The campaigns know the key to winning will be identifying the 50,000 Vermonters who will vote in the
August 24th primary and making sure they cast a ballot.
At a recent forum, two of this year’s Democratic gubernatorial
surprised a group of business leaders. They listed former
Republican Dick Snelling
as the governor that they’d like to model their own gubernatorial