Tag Archives: Election

Welch tours Rutland County ahead of election
August 8, 2018

Welch tours Rutland County ahead of election

By Curt Peterson

RUTLAND—Congressman Peter Welch began his July 30 campaign tour in Rutland County with a visit to the newly renovated Emergency Services Facility at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Welch is Vermont’s only representative in the United States Congress, and he is up for…

Clergy rally at Statehouse against election-related hate
State News
November 22, 2016

Clergy rally at Statehouse against election-related hate

By Kevin O’Connor, VTDigger The problem began last summer, when one of two black members of the Vermont Legislature received racially charged emails and tweets, and has continued as late as this week, when a Middlebury Jewish congregation found a swastika on its front door….

November 22, 2016

I lied

Last week, after vaguely apologizing for having stated so many times that there was no chance Donald Trump would win the presidency, I pledged to take a break from politics. But—hey, sorry, man—I still can’t get the election out of my head. Lately I’ve been…

Op - Ed
November 9, 2016

Even voting is at issue in this election

By Lee H. Hamilton One of the more intriguing aspects of this unusual election year is the extent to which the underpinning of the election itself — voting — has become an issue in its own right. An act that we used to take for…

Breaking News Ticker
November 9, 2016

Trump sweeps into presidency

Shocks pollsters, nation with dominant win By Angelo Lynn Republican Donald Trump has won the presidential race with a projected 300-plus electoral votes, winning the crucial swing states of Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Michigan and Wisconsin. If Democrat Hillary Clinton hangs on to a…

Local News
September 7, 2016

Minter and Scott to debate 10 times before election

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org The two major-party gubernatorial nominees are scheduled to meet in 10 more debates before Election Day in November. Republican Phil Scott’s campaign released a list Tuesday, Aug. 30, of the 11 debates the candidate will participate in before voters go to the…

Op - Ed
August 18, 2016

“The Vermont Way” to win or lose an election

By Jon Margolis, VTDigger.org OK, Vermont. You’re still special. At least for now, at least when it comes to politics. “Attack ads don’t work here” is the oft-repeated Vermont boast. In other states, Vermonters like to say, candidates can get elected by tearing down their opponents….

Catch live local election coverage on PEGTV
News Briefs
February 24, 2016

Catch live local election coverage on PEGTV

Courtesy of PEGTV

Host Tom Donahue will update the community as the election results come in on Tuesday, March 1 on PEGTV channel 21.

Tuesday, March 1 at 7 p.m. — RUTLAND — PEGTV, Rutland County’s public access television station, will be broadcasting…