Vermonters no strangers to split ticket votes

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.  

Vermont communities report heavy turnout

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.  

VPR Evening News November 3rd, 2008

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.

Midday Newscast: November 3, 2008

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…

Last impressions before Election Day

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.

Reporters’ Roundtable

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.

Summer Camp

Across Vermont, 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.