Early voting sets a record

There was a dramatic increase in the number of Vermont voters who used an early ballot for last week’s election. But the state didn’t set an all-time record for overall voter turnout.

State challenges ballot lawsuit

Vermont and the secretary of state are seeking to have a federal lawsuit dismissed over the reporting of military absentee ballots.

Nader, Barr, Phillies trying for NH prez ballot

Third-party candidates Ralph Nader and Bob Barr are working to beat a deadline to qualify for New Hampshire’s presidential ballot as alternatives to Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama.