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Secretary of State Jim Condos to conduct election audit
State News
November 19, 2014

Secretary of State Jim Condos to conduct election audit

Secretary of State Jim Condos announced Monday, Nov.17, that Vermont’s Elections Division will be conducting a random audit of the 2014 general election results.

The audit will include six towns — a 50 percent increase from previous years.

The random audit of…

State News
November 12, 2014

GOP tells Shumlin to shut down Vermont Health Connect

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org

The Vermont GOP, newly strengthened by an unexpectedly close gubernatorial race and gains in the House and Senate, sent a message to Gov. Peter Shumlin in the aftermath of Election Day upsets: Drop Vermont Health Connect immediately and transfer…

State News
November 12, 2014

Milne declines to concede; awaits official numbers

By Laura Krantz, VTDigger.org

As Gov. Peter Shumlin scheduled a 3 p.m. news conference on his slim lead over Republican Scott Milne on Wednesday, Nov. 5, Milne left his hotel vigil without speaking to the media.

Just after 2 p.m. Wednesday, Milne’s…

State News
November 12, 2014

Shumlin ‘personally humbled’ by election results

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org

​The voters of Vermont sent a message to Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday night, and the governor says he heard it “loud and clear.”

Shumlin called a news conference in Burlington on Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the Associated…

Breaking News Ticker
November 6, 2014

Milne calls Shumlin’s claim of victory premature

Gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne today criticized Governor Shumlin for his claim of victory in the 2014 Gubernatorial race. “It’s clear that 54% of Vermonters want a new Governor, and a new path forward” according to Scott Milne, after reviewing preliminary numbers in what appears to…

State News
November 6, 2014

Shumlin ‘personally humbled’ by election results

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org ​The voters of Vermont sent a message to Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday night, and the governor says he heard it “loud and clear.” Shumlin called a news conference in Burlington on Wednesday afternoon, shortly after the Associated Press announced unofficial…

State News
November 5, 2014

Statewide election results

Unofficial 2014 election results from Secretary of State’s website, Nov. 5.

Governor: Peter Shumlin (D), 86,808 votes (46.45%) Scott Milne (R), 84,106 votes (45.01%) Other candidates received less than 5% of the vote

Lieutenant Governor: Phil Scott (R), 115,142 votes (61.94%) Dean Corren (D), 66,664…

Republican Scott Milne still alive in governor’s race
Breaking News Ticker
November 5, 2014

Republican Scott Milne still alive in governor’s race

By Laura Krantz, VTDigger.org Election Day at the Republican headquarters finished Tuesday with an eerie uncertainty: Well after midnight, the governor’s race was too close to call. Joyous GOP House and Senate candidates trickled out of the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center after picking…

Breaking News Ticker
October 30, 2014

Rutland man being monitored for Ebola is identified

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org The Rutland man under quarantine for possible exposure to the Ebola virus has been identified as Peter Italia. Italia is being held at an undisclosed location to ensure he does not have the Ebola virus. Vermont officials have said he poses…