Vermont voters are well known for crossing party lines to choose the candidate they think is best.
This tendency to split the ticket is the reason why the state often votes for a Democratic candidate for president and a Republican for governor.
Communities across the state are reporting heavy turnout for today’s election. Local officials say strong interest in the presidential race and perfect weather conditions could help the state set a new record for voter participation.
Vermont woman’s case goes before the Supreme Court; Vermont colleges ranked most expensive in the country; Regional Circuit City stores not affected by nationwide closings; Election officials bracing for heavy turnout; and commentator Ruth Page says we need elite political candidates.
A Vermont woman and her lawyer were in Washington this morning to listen to arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court; town clerks across the state say they’re just about ready for tomorrow’s election; more…
VPR reporters share observations from the campaign trail. Political analyst Eric Davis joins our listeners to discuss the final moments of an historic election season. A newpaper publisher explains the tradition and changing value of editorial endorsements. And older voters recall elections past.
We’re gathering some of the Vermont’s top political reporters to look
at where the key statewide races stand, and what impact the
presidential race will have here. Also, an audio
scrapbook of some memorable campaign moments.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative Party gained ten to 15 seats in Tuesday’s
election. But the Conservatives fell short of the 155 seats that would
have given it an outright majority in Parliament.
kids are packing their swimsuits, sleeping bags, and mosquito repellant and
heading off to summer camp. We talk
about what kids learn from the
experience today. Also, we hear from John Gregg about New Hampshire’s role in the presidential election, and we look back at the week’s top stories.