VPR Vermont Poll Finds Worries About Afghanistan, Economy

Vermonters are raising concerns about U-S military involvement overseas, but they consider the economy the most pressing issue. The VPR Vermont Poll gauged public opinion on national issues, as well as state political races. And by a wide margin, the results indicate that the public remains focused on the economic downturn. 

VT Political Poll Analysis

VPR’s jane Lindholm talks with political analyst Chris Graff and the Managing Director of Mason-Dixon Polling & Research about results of a VPR poll that shows gubernatorial candidates Brian Dubie and Peter Shumlin in a statistical dead heat.

VPR Vermont Poll Shows A Dead Heat Between Shumlin, Dubie For Governor

A poll conducted for Vermont Public Radio shows that gubernatorial candidates Brian Dubie and Peter Shumlin are locked in a dead heat in the final weeks of the campaign. The VPR Vermont Poll shows that if the election were held today, Republican Brian Dubie would get 44 percent of the vote and Democrat Peter Shumlin would garner 43 percent. Despite weeks of intense advertising and dozens of debates, neither candidate has been able to break through.