Gubernatorial Candidates Weigh Options

As we’ve been hearing this morning, the governor’s race is still unsettled. With almost 90 percent of precincts reporting, Peter Shumlin leads Brian Dubie by only about 3,000 votes. VPR’s Ross Sneyd and Mitch Wertlieb discuss what will happen next.

Shumlin Maintains Small Lead Over Dubie

One of the more extraordinary political campaigns in recent Vermont history is not over, yet. Peter Shumlin maintains a small lead of only a few thousand votes over Brian Dubie in the race for governor. And there are still about two dozen towns that still haven’t reported their vote totals.

Republican Scott Becomes Lieutenant Governor

Republican Phil Scott has been elected as Vermont’s next Lt. Governor.  Scott defeated Democrat Steve Howard by just under 10 percentage points. Scott says he thinks he won because voters responded well to his call for lawmakers to seek bi-partisan solutions to some of the major issues facing the state.

Cuomo Wins New York Governor’s Race

In New York state, Democrat Andrew Cuomo will take the job that his father held before him – governor of New York, after defeating Republican candidate and tea party associate Carl Paladino.

Election Day 2010: Town Clerks Working A Long Day

After months of debates, rallies, political ads and phone calls, Election Day is finally here. In Vermont, voters head to schools, fire stations and town clerks offices to make their picks for governor, lieutenant governor, and other down ballot races from state senators to high bailiff and every thing in between.

Statewide Contests Expected To Draw Voters To Polls

‘Decision day’ of Campaign 2010 is now upon us. Polls opened in many towns at 7:00 a.m. – and they’ll be open in all communities by ten a.m. There’s a lot of interest in a number of statewide contests, because for the first time in many years, there are vacancies in several key offices.